Dal*mat"i*ca (?), n., Dal*mat"ic (), n. [LL. dalmatica: cf. F. dalmatique.]
1. R. C. Ch.
A vestment with wide sleeves, and with two stripes, worn at Mass by deacons, and by bishops at pontifical Mass; -- imitated from a dress originally worn in Dalmatia.
A robe worn on state occasions, as by English kings at their coronation.
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