rason

[ rah-sawn; English ras-on ]
/ ˈrɑ sɔn; English ˈræs ɒn /

noun, plural ra·sa [rah-sah; English ras-uh] /ˈrɑ sɑ; English ˈræs ə/. Greek Orthodox Church.

a long, loose, black gown with wide sleeves, worn by the clergy.

Origin of rason

First recorded in 1930–35, rason is from the Medieval Greek word rháson a woolen cloth
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