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Meaning of EXHUMATION

Pronunciation:  `eks`hyû'meyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the act of digging up something (especially a corpse) that has been buried
 

EXHUMATION is a 10 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: digging up, disinterment
 
 See Also: deed, effort, exploit, feat

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ex`hu*ma"tion\, n. [Cf. LL. exhumatio, F.
exhumation.]
The act of exhuming that which has been buried; as, the
exhumation of a body.

 

 

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