[fe-law-nee-awn; English fuh-loh-nee-uh n]
- a liturgical vestment resembling a chasuble.
Origin of phelonion
< Late Greek phelónion a kind of mantle, alteration of phainólis; akin to phaínein to shine
Also called phenolion.
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Examples from the Web for phelonion
Unlike the practice of the Latin church, it is not worn under, but has replaced the phelonion (chasuble).