Pronunciation: (än"dē-mēn'sē-ôn; Eng. an"ti-men'sē-on"), [key]
—pl. -si•aPronunciation: (-sē-ä; Eng. -sē-u). [key] 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. Also,antimensium.
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