larnax


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larnax

(ˈlɑːnæks)
n
(Archaeology) archaeol a coffin made of terracotta
[from Greek; perhaps related to Late Greek narnax chest]
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larnax

An ancient Greek coffin made of terracotta and often ornamented.
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