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orarion

[uh-rair-ee-uh n]
noun, plural o·rar·i·a [uh-rair-ee-uh] /əˈrɛər i ə/. Eastern Church.
  1. a stole worn by deacons.
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Also orarium.

Origin of orarion

1700–10; < Medieval Greek ōrā́rion < Late Latin ōrārium, Latin: napkin, equivalent to ōr- (stem of ōs) mouth + -ārium -ary

orarium

[uh-rair-ee-uh m]
noun, plural o·rar·i·a [uh-rair-ee-uh] /əˈrɛər i ə/.
  1. orarion.
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Historical Examples of oraria

  • It is recorded that Aurelian was the first emperor who distributed “oraria” as presents to the people to be worn as favours.

    The Heritage of Dress

    Wilfred Mark Webb