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The outermost garment worn by bishops and priests when celebrating the Eucharist, and in the E. Church also at solemn celebrations of the morning and evening offices and on certain other occasions. It derived from the outdoor cloak worn by both sexes in the Graeco-Roman world.

Subjects: Christianity.


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