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epitrachelion

[e-pee-trah-khee-lee-awn; English ep-i-truh-kee-lee-on, -keel-yuh n]
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noun, plural e·pi·tra·che·li·a [e-pee-trah-khee-lee-ah; English ep-i-truh-kee-lee-uh, -keel-yuh] /ˌɛ pi trɑˈxi li ɑ; English ˌɛp ɪ trəˈki li ə, -ˈkil yə/. Greek Orthodox Church.
  1. a silk stole worn by clergy.

Origin of epitrachelion

< Greek, equivalent to epi- epi- + tráchēl(os) neck + -ion, neuter of -ios adj. suffix
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