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One that buries.
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a person or thing that buries
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(ˈbɛr i ər)

a person, animal, or thing that buries.
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Caption: Standard burier: Ida Tarbell's The History of the Standard Oil Company, the source of many myths about the company's "monopoly," was hardly a work of dispassionate journalism: Tarbell's father and brother were failed Rockefeller competitors.
"The War Healer," for example, tells the story of a newly-wed groom who must return to a fighting zone so as to continue his work as a healer and "burier of the dead" (Okri 2009, 187).