Parentalia

plural noun

Par·​en·​ta·​lia
ˌpa(a)rən‧ˈtālēə,
ˌper-
: the chief annual festival of the dead in ancient Rome from midday February 13 to February 21

Word History

Etymology

Latin, from neuter plural of parentalis parental

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“Parentalia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Parentalia. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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