amphithyra

[ ahm-fee-thee-rah; English am-fith-er-uh ]
/ ɑmˈfi θi rɑ; English æmˈfɪθ ər ə /

noun, plural am·phi·thy·ra.

Also amphithyron, am·phi·thu·ra [am-fuh-thoo r-uh] /ˌæm fəˈθʊər ə/, amphithuron. Greek Orthodox Church. a divided curtain in front of the door of the iconostasis.
plural of amphithyron.

Origin of amphithyra

< Late Greek, equivalent to amphi- amphi- + thýra door

Definition for amphithyra (2 of 2)

amphithyron

[ ahm-fee-thee-rawn; English am-fith-uh-ron ]
/ ɑmˈfi θi rɔn; English æmˈfɪθ əˌrɒn /

noun, plural am·phi·thy·ra [ahm-fee-thee-rah; English am-fith-er-uh] /ɑmˈfi θi rɑ; English æmˈfɪθ ər ə/, am·phi·thy·rons.

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