Definition of omophorion in US English:

omophorion

noun

Greek Orthodox Church
  • A vestment worn by patriarchs and bishops, corresponding to and resembling the pallium of the Latin Church.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Arthur Stanley (1815–1881), dean of Westminster. From Byzantine Greek ὠμοϕόριον a kind of hood, a bishop's vestment from ancient Greek ὠμο- + -ϕορος + -ιον, diminutive suffix.

Pronunciation

omophorion

/ˌəʊmə(ʊ)ˈfɔːrɪən/