cerement

noun
cere·​ment | \ ˈser-ə-mənt How to pronounce cerement (audio) , ˈse-rə-, ˈsir-mənt How to pronounce cerement (audio) \

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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The first known use of cerement was in 1602

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“Cerement.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cerement?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=c&file=cereme01. Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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cerement

noun
cere·​ment | \ ˈser-ə-mənt How to pronounce cerement (audio) , ˈsi(ə)r-mənt How to pronounce cerement (audio) \

Medical Definition of cerement

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

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