cinerarium


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cin·e·rar·i·um

 (sĭn′ə-râr′ē-əm)
n. pl. cin·e·rar·i·a (-ē-ə)
A place for keeping the ashes of a cremated body.

[Latin cinerārium, from neuter of cinerārius, of ashes, from cinis, ciner-, ashes.]

cin′er·ar′y (sĭn′ə-rĕr′ē) adj.

cinerarium

(ˌsɪnəˈrɛərɪəm)
n, pl -raria (-ˈrɛərɪə)
a place for keeping the ashes of the dead after cremation
[C19: from Latin, from cinerārius relating to ashes; see cineraria]
cinerary adj

cin•e•rar•i•um

(ˌsɪn əˈrɛər i əm)

n., pl. -rar•i•a (-ˈrɛər i ə)
a place for depositing the ashes of the dead after cremation.
[1875–80; < Latin, derivative of cinis ashes]
cin′e•rar`y (-ˌrɛr i) adj.

cinerarium

a place where the cremated remains of the dead are stored. — cinerary, adj.
See also: Death
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cinerarium - a niche for a funeral urn containing the ashes of the cremated deadcinerarium - a niche for a funeral urn containing the ashes of the cremated dead
niche, recess - an enclosure that is set back or indented

cinerarium

noun
A burial place or receptacle for human remains:
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