exequy [ek-si-kwee] Word Origin 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-+ sequ(ī) to follow) + -iae, feminine plural noun suffixRelated formsex·e·qui·al [ek-see-kwee-uh l] /ɛkˈsi kwi əl/, adjective Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019