epitrachelion

epitrachelion

[e-pee-trah-khee-lee-awn; English ep-i-truh-kee-lee-on, -keel-yuhn]
noun, plural epitrachelia [e-pee-trah-khee-lee-ah; English ep-i-truh-kee-lee-uh, -keel-yuh] . Greek Orthodox Church.
a silk stole worn by clergy.

Origin:
< Greek, equivalent to epi- epi- + tráchēl(os) neck + -ion, neuter of -ios adj. suffix

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