cerement

noun
cere·ment | \ˈser-ə-mənt, ˈse-rə-, ˈsir-mənt \

Definition of cerement 

: a shroud for the dead especially : cerecloth usually used in plural

First Known Use of cerement

1602, in the meaning defined above

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cerement

noun
cere·ment | \ˈser-ə-mənt, ˈsi(ə)r-mənt \

Medical Definition of cerement 

: a shroud for the dead especially : cerecloth usually used in plural

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