Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

Etymologies

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

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