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exequies

/ (ˈɛksɪkwɪz) /
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pl n singular -quy

the rites and ceremonies used at funerals

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Word Origin for exequies

C14: from Latin exequiae (plural) funeral procession, rites, from exequī to follow to the end, from sequī to follow
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