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catafalque

cat·a·falque

catafalque

 
pronunciation:
kae t faelk [or] kae t falk
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part of speech: noun
definition: a raised platform on which a dead body, usu. in a coffin, rests during or prior to an elaborate funeral.
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The word catafalque contains the following part:
cata- Greek prefix that means down; completely, thoroughly; against; according to