Definition of theorikon in English:

theorikon

(also theoricon, theorika)

noun

Ancient Greek History
  • A fund established in Athens for the purpose of subsidizing attendance at the theatre and other public festivals; distributions made from this fund.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in George C. Lewis (1806–1863), politician and author. From (i) German Theorikon.

Pronunciation

theorikon

/θɪˈɒrɪkɒn/