[rah-sawn; English ras-on]
noun, plural rasa [rah-sah; English ras-uh] . Greek Orthodox Church.
a long, loose, black gown with wide sleeves, worn by the clergy.

1930–35; < Medieval Greek rháson a woolen cloth

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To rason
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: rasmussen, knud johan victor
Next Definition: rasophore
Words Near: rason
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for rason
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing rason
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature