noun Ne·croph·o·rus \nə̇ˈkräf(ə)rəs, (ˈ)ne¦k-\

Definition of Necrophorus

  1. :  a genus of large burying beetles

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Origin and Etymology of necrophorus

New Latin, from Greek nekrophoros burying the dead, from nekr- necr- + -phoros bearing, burying (from pherein to bear, carry to burial) — more at bear

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a trip made at another's expense

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