cassapanca

[kas-uh-pang-kuh]

noun

a carved bench of the Italian Renaissance, the seat of which is used as a chest.

Nearby words

  1. cass,
  2. cass, lewis,
  3. cassaba,
  4. cassander,
  5. cassandra,
  6. cassareep,
  7. cassata,
  8. cassation,
  9. cassatt,
  10. cassatt, mary

Origin of cassapanca

< Italian, equivalent to cassa box, chest (see case2) + panca, variant of banca bench; see bank2

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