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- n. A kind of embroidered material with gold thread-work.
- n. A fine canopy of silk, erected over shrines, thrones, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See baldachin.
From French baldaquin, from Italian baldacchino, from Baldacco, a variant of Baghdad, where the material originally came from. (Wiktionary)