antimension

[ahn-dee-meen-see-awn; English an-ti-men-see-on]

noun, plural an·ti·men·si·a [ahn-dee-meen-see-ah; English ahn-dee-meen-see-uh] /ˌɑn diˈmin si ɑ; English ˌɑn diˈmin si ə/. Greek Orthodox Church.

a consecrated linen or silk cloth, kept on an altar, to which is sewn a linen or silk bag containing relics of saints.

Nearby words

  1. antimagnetic,
  2. antimalarial,
  3. antimanic,
  4. antimasque,
  5. antimatter,
  6. antimensium,
  7. antimere,
  8. antimetabole,
  9. antimetabolite,
  10. antimicrobial


Origin of antimension

< Medieval Latin antimēnsium < Medieval Greek antimínsion, antimḗsion, equivalent to Greek anti- anti- + Latin mēns(a) table + Greek -ion noun suffix

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