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- n. A hymn, often written in cycles and sung in alternation with psalm verses, used in the Orthodox Church and those Eastern Catholic Churches which follow the Byzantine Rite.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the Gr. Ch., a troparion, or one of several troparia, following the psalms and intermingled with stichoi. See stichos.
Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)