phelonia

phelonion

[fe-law-nee-awn; English fuh-loh-nee-uhn]
noun, plural phelonia [fe-law-nee-ah; English fuh-loh-nee-uh] , phelonions. Greek Orthodox Church.
a liturgical vestment resembling a chasuble.
Also called phenolion.


Origin:
< Late Greek phelónion a kind of mantle, alteration of phainólis; akin to phaínein to shine

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