noun, plural exequies.
Usually, exequies. funeral rites or ceremonies; obsequies.
a funeral procession.

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

exequial [ek-see-kwee-uhl] , adjective
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