sticharion

[ stee-khah-ree-awn; English sti-kair-ee-on ]
/ stiˈxɑ ri ɔn; English stɪˈkɛər iˌɒn /

noun, plural sti·cha·ri·a [stee-khah-ree-ah; English sti-kair-ee-uh]. /stiˈxɑ ri ɑ; English stɪˈkɛər i ə/. Greek Orthodox Church.

a white tunic of silk or linen, corresponding to the alb, worn by deacons, priests, and bishops.

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Origin of sticharion

1765–75; <Greek stichárion, diminutive of stíchē tunic
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