Baldachin meaning

băldə-kēnō
A rich fabric of silk and gold brocade.
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A rich brocade, formerly made of silk and gold.
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A canopy of this or other material, carried in church processions or placed over an altar or throne.
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A stone or wooden structure like a canopy, built over an altar.
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Alternative spelling of baldacchin.
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Origin of baldachin

  • Italian baldacchino from Old Italian from Baldacco , Baghdad (where rich brocade was woven in medieval times)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition