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artophorion

[ ahr-taw-faw-ree-awn; English ahr-tuh-fawr-ee-on, -fohr- ]
/ ˌɑr tɔˈfɔ ri ɔn; English ˌɑr təˈfɔr iˌɒn, -ˈfoʊr- /
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noun, plural ar·to·pho·ri·a [ahr-taw-faw-ree-ah; English ahr-tuh-fawr-ee-uh, -fohr-]. /ˌɑr tɔˈfɔ ri ɑ; English ˌɑr təˈfɔr i ə, -ˈfoʊr-/. Greek Orthodox Church.

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Origin of artophorion

<Medieval Greek, Greek: basket for bread, equivalent to arto- (combining form of ártos cake, bread) + -phorion (akin to phérein to bear)
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