Cassone definition

kə-sōnā, -nē
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A large, long, usually ornate chest, popular in Renaissance Italy and used especially to hold a bride's dowry goods or other possessions.
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Origin of cassone

  • Italian from Old Italian augmentative of cassa box, case from Latin capsa

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition