cassone

noun
cas·​so·​ne | \ kəˈsōnē, -ˌnā \
plural cassoni\ -​(ˌ)nē \

Definition of cassone

: a large Italian chest having a hinged lid and often decorated with carving or painting

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History and Etymology for cassone

Italian, augmentative of cassa box

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“Cassone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cassone. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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