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antimension

[ ahn-dee-meen-see-awn; English an-ti-men-see-on ]
/ ˌɑn diˈmin si ɔn; English ˌæn tɪˈmɛn siˌɒn /
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noun, plural an·ti·men·si·a [ahn-dee-meen-see-ah; English an-ti-men-see-uh]. /ˌɑn diˈmin si ɑ; English ˌæn tɪˈmɛn 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.

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Origin of antimension

From Medieval Latin antimēnsium, from Medieval Greek antimínsion, antimḗsion, equivalent to Greek anti- “against, opposite of” + Latin mēns(a) “table” + Greek -ion noun suffix; see anti-
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