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Meaning of CEREMENT

Pronunciation:  'seermunt

WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: [n]  burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped
 
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 Synonyms: pall, shroud, winding-clothes, winding-sheet
 
 See Also: burial garment

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cere"ment\, n. [L. cera wax: cf. F. cirement.]
(a) A cerecloth used for the special purpose of enveloping a
    dead body when embalmed.
(b) Any shroud or wrapping for the dead.

 

 

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