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mor·ti·cian

 (môr-tĭsh′ən)
[Latin mors, mort-, death; see mortal + -ician.]

mortician

(mɔːˈtɪʃən)
n
(Professions) chiefly US another word for undertaker
[C19: from mortuary + -ician, as in physician]

fu′neral direc`tor


n.
a person, usu. a licensed embalmer, who supervises or conducts the preparation of the dead for burial and directs or arranges funerals.
[1885–90, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mortician - one whose business is the management of funeralsmortician - one whose business is the management of funerals
embalmer - a mortician who treats corpses with preservatives
skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker - a worker who has acquired special skills
Translations
حَانُوتِيّمُجَهِّز الجنازات
funebrákmajitel/zaměstanec pohřebního ústavuzřízenec pohřebního ústavu
bedemand
hautausurakoitsija
pogrebnik
útfararstjóri
葬儀屋
장의사
laidotuvių biuro savininkas
apbedīšanas biroja īpašnieks
zamestnanec pohrebnej služby
begravningsentreprenör
สัปเหร่อ
người làm dịch vụ mai táng

mortician

[mɔːˈtɪʃən] N (US) → director/a m/f de pompas fúnebres

mortician

[mɔːrˈtɪʃən] n (US)entrepreneur m de pompes funèbres

mortician

n (US) → Bestattungsunternehmer(in) m(f)

mortician

[mɔːˈtɪʃən] n (Am) → impresario di pompe funebri

mortician

(moːrˈtiʃən) noun
(American) an undertaker.

mortician

حَانُوتِيّ zřízenec pohřebního ústavu bedemand Leichenbestatter εργολάβος κηδειών director de pompas funebres, director de pompas fúnebres hautausurakoitsija entrepreneur des pompes funèbres pogrebnik impresario di pompe funebri 葬儀屋 장의사 begrafenisondernemer begravelsesbyrå przedsiębiorca pogrzebowy agente funerário гробовщик begravningsentreprenör สัปเหร่อ cenaze levazımatçısı người làm dịch vụ mai táng 丧事承办人
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