a liturgical vestment resembling a chasuble.
- Also called phenolion.
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How to use phelonion in a sentence
Unlike the practice of the Latin church, it is not worn under, but has replaced the phelonion (chasuble).
The purple or black phelonion, however, remained plain in all cases.