sticharia

sticharion

[stee-khah-ree-awn; English sti-kair-ee-on]
noun, plural sticharia [stee-khah-ree-ah; English sti-kair-ee-uh] . Greek Orthodox Church.
a white tunic of silk or linen, corresponding to the alb, worn by deacons, priests, and bishops.

Origin:
1765–75; < Greek stichárion, diminutive of stíchē tunic

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