[ uh-rair-ee-uh n ]
/ əˈrɛər i ən /
noun, plural o·rar·i·a [uh-rair-ee-uh] /əˈrɛər i ə/. Eastern Church.
a stole worn by deacons.
Origin of orarion
1700–10; < Medieval Greek ōrā́rion < Late Latin ōrārium, Latin: napkin, equivalent to ōr- (stem of ōs) mouth + -ārium -ary
Definition for oraria (2 of 2)
[ uh-rair-ee-uh m ]
/ əˈrɛər i əm /
noun, plural o·rar·i·a [uh-rair-ee-uh] /əˈrɛər i ə/.
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Examples from the Web for 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