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rhason (plural rhasons)
- The clerical garb worn in the Greek and Russian Orthodox Churches.
1998, Encyclopaedia Britannica CD 98 Multimedia Edition:
- The inner rhason corresponds to the cassock and, like it, is used by the secular clergy. The outer rhason, a wide-sleeved garment, is black in the Greek Church but variable in colour in the Russian Church among the secular clergy (i.e., those who minister in parishes).
- alb, cassock, epigonation, epimanikion, epitrachelion, maniple, mitre, omophorion, rhason, sakkos, sticharion, zone