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kamelaukion

[kah-mee-lahf-kee-awn; English kam-uh-law-kee-on, kah-muh-lou-]
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noun, plural ka·me·lau·ki·a [kah-mee-lahf-kee-ah; English kam-uh-law-kee-uh] /kɑ miˈlɑf ki ɑ; English ˌkæm əˈlɔ ki ə/, ka·me·lau·ki·ons. Greek Orthodox Church.
  1. a tall, black, brimless, flat-topped hat, worn by the clergy of the Eastern Church.
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Origin of kamelaukion

< Medieval Greek kamēlaúkion, alteration of kalymmaúchion (derivative of kálymma veil, covering; see calyptra), perhaps by association with kámēlos camel, but sense relation unclear
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