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

First Known Use of dalmatic

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for dalmatic

Middle English dalmatyk, from Old English dalmatice, from Late Latin dalmatica, from Latin, feminine of dalmaticus Dalmatian, from Dalmatia

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