sakkos

[ Greek sah-kaws; English sak-os ]
/ Greek ˈsɑ kɔs; English ˈsæk ɒs /
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noun, plural sak·koi [Greek sah-kee; English sak-oi] /Greek ˈsɑ ki; English ˈsæk ɔɪ/. Eastern Church.

an embroidered vestment worn by a bishop and corresponding to the dalmatic.

Origin of sakkos

< Greek, special use of sákkos sack1
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Examples from the Web for sakkos

  • The modifications of the sakkos, and the way of its being tied, are chiefly illustrated by vase-paintings.