catafalco

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Italian catafalco.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

catafalco (plural catafalcoes)

  1. A catafalque.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *catafalicum, from Ancient Greek κατά (katá, down) + Latin fala (scaffolding, wooden siege tower), which is from Etruscan. Also influenced scaffold.

Noun[edit]

catafalco m (plural catafalci)

  1. catafalque, catafalco
  2. hearse, bier

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

catafalco m (plural catafalcos)

  1. catafalque, catafalco