Cherubicon



[Greek khe-roo-vee-kawn; English chi-roo-bi-kon] /Greek ˌxɛ ru viˈkɔn; English tʃɪˈru bɪˌkɒn/

noun, Eastern Church.
1.
the hymn sung during the Great Entrance by the choir, which represents the cherubim.

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