phelonion

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

Nearby words

  1. phellem,
  2. phelloderm,
  3. phellogen,
  4. phellogenetic,
  5. phellogenic,
  6. phelps,
  7. pheme,
  8. phemister graft,
  9. phenacaine,
  10. phenacetin

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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