Sticharion



noun, plural sticharia
[stee-khah-ree-ah; English sti-kair-ee-uh] /stiˈxɑ ri ɑ; English stɪˈkɛər i ə/ (Show IPA). Greek Orthodox Church.
1.
a white tunic of silk or linen, corresponding to the alb, worn by deacons, priests, and bishops.

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