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Meaning of INHUME

Pronunciation:  in'hyoom

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  place in a grave or tomb; "Stalin was buried behind the Kremlin wall on Red Square"; "The pharaos were entombed in the pyramids"; "My grandfather was laid to rest last Sunday"
 

INHUME is a 6 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: bury, entomb, inter, lay to rest
 
 See Also: lay, put down, repose

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*hume"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inhumed}; p. pr. & vb.
n. {Inhuming}.] [Cf. F. inhumer. See {Inhumate}.]
1. To deposit, as a dead body, in the earth; to bury; to
   inter.

         Weeping they bear the mangled heaps of slain, Inhume
         the natives in their native plain.    --Pope.

2. To bury or place in warm earth for chemical or medicinal
   purposes.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bury, coffin, conduct a funeral, encoffin, ensepulcher, enshrine, entomb, hearse, inearth, inter, inurn, lay away, lay to rest, plant, put away, sepulcher, sepulture, tomb
 

 

 

 

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