- Obs. rights or privileges belonging to a king; prerogatives of sovereignty
- the emblems and insignia of royalty, as a crown or scepter
- the insignia or decorations of any rank or position, or of an order or society
- splendid clothes; finery
Origin of regaliaL, neuter plural of regalis: see regal
plural noun(used with a sing. or pl. verb)
- The emblems and symbols of royalty, such as the crown and scepter.
- The rights and privileges of royalty.
- The distinguishing symbols of a rank, office, order, or society.
- Magnificent attire; finery.
Origin of regaliaMedieval Latin r&emacron;galia, from Latin, neuter pl. of r&emacron;galis, regal; see regal.
- royal rights, prerogatives and privileges - actually enjoyed by any sovereign, regardless of his title (emperor, grand duke etcetera)
- the emblems, symbols, or paraphernalia indicative of royalty or any other sovereign status; such as a crown, orb, sceptre, sword of justice
- decorations or insignia indicative of an office or membership of an order or society; such as freemasonry
- finery or magnificent dress
- (archaic) A kind of large cigar of superior quality.