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sticharion

[stee-khah-ree-awn; English sti-kair-ee-on] /stiˈxɑ ri ɔn; English stɪˈkɛər iˌɒn/
noun, plural sticharia
[stee-khah-ree-ah; English sti-kair-ee-uh] /stiˈxɑ ri ɑ; English stɪˈkɛər i ə/ (Show IPA).
Greek Orthodox Church
1.
a white tunic of silk or linen, corresponding to the alb, worn by deacons, priests, and bishops.
Origin
1765-1775
1765-75; < Greek stichárion, diminutive of stíchē tunic
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