Definition of irenicon in English:

irenicon

(also eirenicon)

noun

formal
  • A proposal made as a means of achieving peace.

    • ‘We can hardly open a Review without seeing a new Eirenicon between Science and Religion.’
    • ‘On the other hand, the convert Dryden’s personal confession of faith was, at the same time, an eirenicon to the church of England from the catholic side.’
    • ‘And yet the book is of value, and of value really as an eirenicon.’

Origin

Early 17th century (as irenicon): from Greek eirēnikon, neuter of eirēnikos ‘promoting peace’, from eirēnē ‘peace’. Compare with irenic.

Pronunciation

irenicon

/ʌɪˈriːnɪkɒn/