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sepulture

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noun sep·ul·ture \ˈse-pəl-ˌchu̇r\

Definition of sepulture

  1. 1 :  burial

  2. 2 :  sepulchre



Examples of sepulture in a sentence

  1. <opened the sepulture and examined the mummy>

  2. <the final sepulture of the body had to wait until the ground thawed>



Origin of sepulture

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin sepultura, from sepultus, past participle of sepelire


First Known Use: 14th century


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