sepulture


sep·ul·ture

noun \ˈse-pəl-ˌchr\

Definition of SEPULTURE

1
:  burial
2
:  sepulchre

Examples of SEPULTURE

  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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