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dalmatic

noun dal·mat·ic \dal-ˈma-tik\

Definition of DALMATIC

1
:  a wide-sleeved overgarment with slit sides worn by a deacon or prelate
2
:  a robe worn by a British sovereign at his or her coronation
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Origin of DALMATIC

Middle English dalmatyk, from Old English dalmatice, from Late Latin dalmatica, from Latin, feminine of dalmaticus Dalmatian, from Dalmatia
First Known Use: before 12th century

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