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[Greek sah-kaws; English sak-os] /Greek ˈsɑ kɔs; English ˈsæk ɒs/
noun, plural sakkoi
[Greek sah-kee; English sak-oi] /Greek ˈsɑ ki; English ˈsæk ɔɪ/ (Show IPA).
Eastern Church.
an embroidered vestment worn by a bishop and corresponding to the dalmatic.
Origin of sakkos
< Greek, special use of sákkos sack1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The modifications of the sakkos, and the way of its being tied, are chiefly illustrated by vase-paintings.

    Museum of Antiquity L. W. Yaggy

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