[fe-law-nee-awn; English fuh-loh-nee-uh n]

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.

Origin of phelonion

< Late Greek phelónion a kind of mantle, alteration of phainólis; akin to phaínein to shine
Also called phenolion. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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