rasophore

[raz-uh-fawr, -fohr]

noun Greek Orthodox Church.

a monk authorized to wear the rason.

Nearby words

  1. raskolnik,
  2. rasmalai,
  3. rasmussen,
  4. rasmussen, knud johan victor,
  5. rason,
  6. rasorial,
  7. rasp,
  8. raspatory,
  9. raspberry,
  10. raspberry sawfly

Origin of rasophore

From the Medieval Greek word rhasophóros, dating back to 1885–90. See rason, -phore

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