cremains

plural noun
cre·​mains | \ kri-ˈmānz How to pronounce cremains (audio) \

Definition of cremains

: the ashes of a cremated human body

First Known Use of cremains

1947, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cremains

blend of cremated and remains

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The first known use of cremains was in 1947

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“Cremains.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cremains. Accessed 4 Jun. 2020.

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cremains

noun plural
cre·​mains | \ kri-ˈmānz How to pronounce cremains (audio) \

Medical Definition of cremains

: the ashes of a cremated human body

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