Encolpion



[en-kohl-pee-uh n, -kol-pee-on] /ɛnˈkoʊl pi ən, -ˈkɒl piˌɒn/

noun, plural encolpia
[en-kohl-pee-uh, -kol-] /ɛnˈkoʊl pi ə, -kɒl-/ (Show IPA). Eastern Church.
1.
a pectoral medallion bearing the image of Christ or the Virgin Mary, worn by bishops.

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