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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The outer clerical garb worn by clergy in the Greek Orthodox Church, corresponding to the alb in catholic churches.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In the Gr. Ch., a vestment corresponding to the alb of the Western Church.


From Ancient Greek στιχάριον. (Wiktionary)



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