noun, plural ex·e·quies.
Usually exequies. funeral rites or ceremonies; obsequies.
a funeral procession.
Origin of exequy
1350–1400; Middle English exequies (plural) < Medieval Latin, Latin exequiae literally, train of followers, equivalent to ex- ex-1 + sequ(ī) to follow) + -iae, feminine plural noun suffix
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