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omophorion

[oh-muh-fawr-ee-uh n, -fohr-, om-uh-] /ˌoʊ məˈfɔr i ən, -ˈfoʊr-, ˌɒm ə-/
noun, plural omophoria
[oh-muh-fawr-ee-uh, -fohr-, om-uh-] /ˌoʊ məˈfɔr i ə, -ˈfoʊr-, ˌɒm ə-/ (Show IPA).
Eastern Church
1.
a liturgical stole, resembling a pallium, worn by bishops.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; < Late Greek ōmophórion, equivalent to Greek ōmo- (derivative of ômos shoulder) + Late Greek -phorion, derivative of Greek phérein to bear
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