cassone

[ kuh-soh-nee; Italian kahs-saw-ne ]
/ kəˈsoʊ ni; Italian kɑsˈsɔ nɛ /

noun, plural cas·so·ni [kuh-soh-nee; Italian kahs-saw-nee] /kəˈsoʊ ni; Italian kɑsˈsɔ ni/.

a large Italian chest of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, usually highly ornamented.

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Origin of cassone

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