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tr.v. in·humed, in·hum·ing, in·humes
To place in a grave; bury.
[French inhumer, from Old French, from Latin inhumāre : in-, in; see in-2 + humus, earth; see dhghem- in Indo-European roots.]
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(tr) to inter; bury
[C17: from Latin inhumāre, from in-2 + humus ground]
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in•hume(ɪnˈhyum; often -ˈyum)
v.t. -humed, -hum•ing.
to bury; inter.
[1610–20; < Medieval Latin inhumāre= Latin in- in-2 + humāre to inter]
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Past participle: inhumed
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|Verb||1.||inhume - place in a grave or tomb; "Stalin was buried behind the Kremlin wall on Red Square"; "The pharaohs were entombed in the pyramids"; "My grandfather was laid to rest last Sunday"|
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