omophorion

[ oh-muh-fawr-ee-uhn, -fohr-, om-uh- ]
/ ˌoʊ məˈfɔr i ən, -ˈfoʊr-, ˌɒm ə- /

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.

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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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