[ fe-law-nee-awn; English fuh-loh-nee-uh n ]
/ fɛˈlɔ ni ɔn; English fəˈloʊ ni ən /
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.
- phemister graft,
Origin of phelonion
< Late Greek phelónion a kind of mantle, alteration of phainólis; akin to phaínein to shine
Also called phenolion.
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Examples from the Web for phelonion
Unlike the practice of the Latin church, it is not worn under, but has replaced the phelonion (chasuble).