baldachin /ˈbaldəkɪn, ˈbɔːldəkɪn / baldaquin /ˈbɔːldəkɪn/ , baldacchino /ˌbaldəˈkiːnəʊ/


I. noun

a ceremonial canopy of stone, metal, or fabric over an altar, throne, or doorway.
– origin late 16th cent. (denoting a rich brocade of silk and gold thread): from Italian baldacchino, from Baldacco ‘Baghdad’, place of origin of the brocade.

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