Cavalca, Domenico an Italian ascetic theologian of the order of Dominicans, a native of Vicd Pisano, in Tuscany, who died in 1342, was remarkable for his talent as a preacher. Besides several Italian translations, he left. Tractato Dicto Pange Lingua (Rome, 1742,1751): Specchio di Croce, etc. (Milan, 1780,1784,1787; Rome, 1738): —Frutti de la Lingua (Florence, 1793; Rome, 1754). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Générale, s.v.; Rose, Gen. Biog. Dict. s.v.