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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“Exequy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exequy. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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