antimension


antimension
/ahn'dee meen"see awn/; Eng. /an'ti men"see on'/, n., pl. antimensia /-see ah/; Eng. /-see euh/. Gk. Orth. Ch.
a consecrated linen or silk cloth, kept on an altar, to which is sewn a linen or silk bag containing relics of saints.
[ < ML antimensium < MGk antimínsion, antimésion, equiv. to Gk anti- ANTI- + L mens(a) table + Gk -ion n. suffix]

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