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bucentaur

/ (bjuːˈsɛntɔː) /
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noun
the state barge of Venice from which the doge and other officials dropped a ring into the sea on Ascension Day to symbolize the ceremonial marriage of the state with the Adriatic
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Word Origin for bucentaur

C17: from Italian bucentoro, of uncertain origin
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