pallbearer


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pall·bear·er

 (pôl′bâr′ər)
n.
One of the persons carrying or attending a coffin at a funeral.

pallbearer

(ˈpɔːlˌbɛərə)
n
a person who carries or escorts the coffin at a funeral

pall•bear•er

(ˈpɔlˌbɛər ər)

n.
one of several persons who carry or attend the coffin at a funeral.
[1700–10]
pall, pallbearer - Pallbearer is based on pall, which was first a cloth spread over a coffin, hearse, or tomb.
See also related terms for tomb.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pallbearer - one of the mourners carrying the coffin at a funeralpallbearer - one of the mourners carrying the coffin at a funeral
griever, lamenter, mourner, sorrower - a person who is feeling grief (as grieving over someone who has died)
Translations

pallbearer

[ˈpɔːlˌbɛərəʳ] Nportador(a) m/f del féretro

pallbearer

[ˈpɔːlbɛərər] nporteur m de cercueil

pallbearer

nSargträger(in) m(f)

pallbearer

[ˈpɔːlˌbɛərəʳ] npersona che porta la bara
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