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encolpion

[ en-kohl-pee-uhn, -kol-pee-on ]
/ ɛnˈkoʊl pi ən, -ˈkɒl piˌɒn /
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noun, plural en·col·pi·a [en-kohl-pee-uh, -kol-]. /ɛnˈkoʊl pi ə, -kɒl-/. Eastern Church.
a pectoral medallion bearing the image of Christ or the Virgin Mary, worn by bishops.
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Origin of encolpion

<Medieval Greek enkólpion;Greek, noun use of neuter of enkólpios of the bosom, equivalent to en-en-2 + kólp(os) bosom, lap + -ios adj. suffix
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