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mor·tu·ar·y

 (môr′cho͞o-ĕr′ē)
n. pl. mor·tu·ar·ies
A place, especially a funeral home, where dead bodies are kept before burial or cremation.
adj.
1. Of or relating to burial practices.
2. Relating to or characteristic of death.

[Middle English mortuarie, gift to a parish priest from the estate of the deceased, funeral service, from Anglo-Norman, from Latin mortuārium, receptacle for dead things, neuter of mortuārius, of the dead, from mortuus, dead, past participle of morī, to die; see mer- in Indo-European roots.]

mortuary

(ˈmɔːtʃʊərɪ)
n, pl -aries
(Medicine) Also called: morgue a building where dead bodies are kept before cremation or burial
adj
of or relating to death or burial
[C14 (as n, a funeral gift to a parish priest): via Medieval Latin mortuārium (n) from Latin mortuārius of the dead]

mor•tu•ar•y

(ˈmɔr tʃuˌɛr i)

n., pl. -ar•ies,
adj. n. adj.
2. of or pertaining to burial of the dead.
3. pertaining to or connected with death.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin mortuārium, n. use of neuter of Latin mortuārius of the dead =mortu(us) dead + -ārius -ary]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mortuary - a building (or room) where dead bodies are kept before burial or cremationmortuary - a building (or room) where dead bodies are kept before burial or cremation
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
crematorium, crematory - a mortuary where corpses are cremated
funeral chapel, funeral church, funeral home, funeral parlor, funeral parlour, funeral-residence - a mortuary where those who knew the deceased can come to pay their last respects
Adj.1.mortuary - of or relating to or characteristic of death
2.mortuary - of or relating to a funeral

mortuary

noun morgue, funeral home (U.S.), funeral parlour The bodies were taken to a mortuary.
Translations
مكان حِفْظ جُثَث المَوتى قَبْل دَفْنِها
márnice
kapel
halottasháztetemnézõ
líkhús
lavoninė
kapličamorgs
funerariummortuarium
cenaze evimorg

mortuary

[ˈmɔːtjʊərɪ]
A. Ndepósito m de cadáveres
B. ADJmortuorio

mortuary

[ˈmɔːrtʃuəri] nmorgue f

mortuary

nLeichenhalle f

mortuary

[ˈmɔːtjʊərɪ] ncamera mortuaria

mortuary

(moːtʃuəri) plural ˈmortuaries noun
a building or room eg in a hospital, where dead bodies are kept before burial or cremation.

mor·tu·ar·y

n. mortuorio, funeraria.

mortuary

n (pl -ries) (funeral home) funeraria; (morgue) morgue f, depósito de cadáveres