Baldachin definitions

băl'də-kē'nō
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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A rich fabric of silk and gold brocade.
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A canopy of fabric carried in church processions or placed over an altar, throne, or dais.
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A structure having the form of a canopy, usually built of stone or bronze, over the altar of a church.
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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)