[ahn-dee-meen-see-awn; English an-ti-men-see-on]
noun, plural antimensia [ahn-dee-meen-see-ah; English ahn-dee-meen-see-uh] . Greek Orthodox Church.
a consecrated linen or silk cloth, kept on an altar, to which is sewn a linen or silk bag containing relics of saints.

< Medieval Latin antimēnsium < Medieval Greek antimínsion, antimḗsion, equivalent to Greek anti- anti- + Latin mēns(a) table + Greek -ion noun suffix Unabridged


[an-ti-men-see-uhm] .
noun, plural antimensia [an-ti-men-see-uh] . Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To antimensia
Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature