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  • n. Something done or said in honour of the dead; obsequies.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Something done or said in honor of the dead; obsequies.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Something done or said in honor of the dead; funeral rites; obsequies.

Etymologies

Latin parentatio, from parentare to offer a solemn sacrifice in honor of deceased parents. See parent. (Wiktionary)

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