Obsequies are funeral ceremonies or traditions.noun
Examples of obsequies are prayers said at a Catholic funeral mass.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Origin: < obs. sing. obsequy < OFr obseques < ML obsequiae (pl.) (< L obsequium, compliance: see obsequious), substituted for L exsequiae: see exequies
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