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epitrachelion

[ e-pee-trah-khee-lee-awn; English ep-i-truh-kee-lee-on, -keel-yuhn ]
/ ˌɛ pi trɑˈxi li ɔn; English ˌɛp ɪ trəˈki liˌɒn, -ˈkil yən /
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noun, plural e·pi·tra·che·li·a [e-pee-trah-khee-lee-ah; English ep-i-truh-kee-lee-uh, -keel-yuh]. /ˌɛ pi trɑˈxi li ɑ; English ˌɛp ɪ trəˈki li ə, -ˈkil yə/. Greek Orthodox Church.

a silk stole worn by clergy.

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Origin of epitrachelion

<Greek, equivalent to epi-epi- + tráchēl(os) neck + -ion, neuter of -ios adj. suffix
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