Word Of The Day 3-18-2017

exequy

ex·e·quy
\eksəkwē\
Popularity: Bottom 20% of words

Definition

  1. :  a funeral rite or ceremony; sometimes:  a funeral procession —now chiefly used in plural

Examples

Origin

Middle English exequies, plural ; from Old French ; from Classical Latin exequiae ; from exequi: see executor


Webster’s New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exequy

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