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encolpion

[ en-kohl-pee-uhn, -kol-pee-on ]
/ 蓻n藞ko蕣l pi 蓹n, -藞k蓲l pi藢蓲n /
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noun, plural en路col路pi路a [en-kohl-pee-uh, -kol-]. /蓻n藞ko蕣l pi 蓹, -k蓲l-/. 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 enk贸lpion;Greek, noun use of neuter of enk贸lpios of the bosom, equivalent to en-en-2 + k贸lp(os) bosom, lap + -ios adj. suffix
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