omophorion

[oh-muh-fawr-ee-uh n, -fohr-, om-uh-]

noun, plural o·mo·pho·ri·a [oh-muh-fawr-ee-uh, -fohr-, om-uh-] /ˌoʊ məˈfɔr i ə, -ˈfoʊr-, ˌɒm ə-/. Eastern Church.

a liturgical stole, resembling a pallium, worn by bishops.

Nearby words

  1. omolara,
  2. omolon,
  3. omoo,
  4. omophagia,
  5. omophagous,
  6. omotic,
  7. omov,
  8. omphacite,
  9. omphale,
  10. omphalectomy

Origin of omophorion

1865–70; < Late Greek ōmophórion, equivalent to Greek ōmo- (derivative of ômos shoulder) + Late Greek -phorion, derivative of Greek phérein to bear

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