concremation

noun
con·​cremation | \ (¦)kän+ \
plural -s

Definition of concremation

: burning, cremation specifically : suttee

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History and Etymology for concremation

Late Latin concremation-, concrematio, from Latin concrematus (past participle of concremare to burn up, from com- + cremare to burn) + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Concremation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/concremation. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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