Definition of Phelonion

1. a liturgical vestment [n -NIA or -NIONS]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phelonion

pheezes
pheezing
phellandrene
phellandrenes
phellem
phellems
phelloderm
phellodermal
phelloderms
phellogen
phellogens
phelloid
phelloplastic
phelloplastics
phelonia
phelonion (current term)
phelonions
phen-fen
phenacaine
phenacaine hydrochloride
phenacaines
phenacemide
phenacetin
phenacetins
phenacetolin
phenaceturic acid
phenacite
phenacites
phenacomys
phenacridane chloride

Literary usage of Phelonion

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1. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The purple or black phelonion, however, remained plain in all cases. The Greeks and Greek Melchite metropolitans now wear the sakkos instead of the ..."

2. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"The lector and readers wear an ample white or reddish vestment called phelonion, but differing from the priestly chasuble in only reaching to the waist. ..."

3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1912)
"The metropolitans and the patriarchs wear instead of the phelonion the Sakkos, a richly embroidered, close-fitting garment with wide sleeves. ..."

4. A Guide to the Early Christian and Byzantine Antiquities in the Department by Ormonde Maddock Dalton (1903)
"105), phelonion or ... of investiture or ordination; the phelonion now somewhat resembles a cope, and when worn by the patriarch or by bishops has a hood. ..."

5. Protestant Journalism by Thomas William Marshall (1874)
"... purpose than the por- tuary or even the phelonion. But the Greeks were hotly debating such matters just when the Saracens were knocking at their gates, ..."

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