exequy

noun
ex·​e·​quy | \ ˈeksəkwē\
plural exequies

Definition of exequy

: a funeral rite or ceremony sometimes : a funeral procession now chiefly used in plural

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History and Etymology for exequy

Middle English exequies, exequise, singular & plural, from Middle French & Latin; Middle French exequies, plural, from Latin exequiae, exsequiae, plural, from exequi, exsequi to follow, perform, execute

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