[ kuh-soh-nee; Italian kahs-saw-ne ]

noun,plural cas·so·ni [kuh-soh-nee; Italian kahs-saw-nee]. /kəˈsoʊ ni; Italian kɑsˈsɔ ni/.
  1. a large Italian chest of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, usually highly ornamented.

Origin of cassone

1880–85; <Italian, equivalent to cass(a) box (see case2) + -one augmentative suffix

Words Nearby cassone Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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