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Definition of Canopy


  1. A covering fixed over a bed, dais, or the like, or carried on poles over an exalted personage or a sacred object, etc. chiefly as a mark of honor.
  2. An ornamental projection, over a door, window, niche, etc.
  3. Also, a rooflike covering, supported on pillars over an altar, a statue, a fountain, etc.
  4. To cover with, or as with, a canopy.

Canopy Translations

canopy in French is baldaquin
canopy in Norwegian is baldakin
canopy in Spanish is dosel
canopy in Swedish is tak