- 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
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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
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