cassone

cassone

[kuh-soh-nee; Italian kahs-saw-ne]
noun, plural cassoni [kuh-soh-nee; Italian kahs-saw-nee] .
a large Italian chest of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, usually highly ornamented.

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

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