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sarcophagus

noun

Definition of SARCOPHAGUS

a boxlike container for holding a dead body <the crypt under the abbey church contains the sarcophagus of the monastery's founding abbot>
Related Words charnel (also charnel house), crypt, sepulchre (or sepulcher), sepulture, tomb, vault; urn; body bag

March 27, 2015
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