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phelonion

[ fe-law-nee-awn; English fuh-loh-nee-uhn ]
/ fɛˈlɔ ni ɔn; English fəˈloʊ ni ən /
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noun, plural phe·lo·ni·a [fe-law-nee-ah; English fuh-loh-nee-uh], /fɛˈlɔ ni ɑ; English fəˈloʊ ni ə/, phe·lo·ni·ons.Greek Orthodox Church.
a liturgical vestment resembling a chasuble.
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Also called phenolion.

Origin of phelonion

<Late Greek phelónion a kind of mantle, alteration of phainólis; akin to phaínein to shine
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