: to take out of the grave or tomb
Examples of DISINTER
- The body was disinterred for further study.
- <the Egyptian mummy was carefully disinterred in hopes that it would yield secrets about the Old Kingdom>
First Known Use of DISINTER
dis·in·ter transitive verb \ˌdis-ən-ˈtər\ (Medical Dictionary)
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