human remains

Definition of human remains

  1. :  parts of the bodies of dead people an area where ancient human remains have been found

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  of, relating to, or characteristic of humans (see 2human)

    :  consisting of humans

    :  having human form or attributes

  1. :  a bipedal primate mammal (Homo sapiens) :  a person :  man

    :  hominid

remainplay remains
  1. :  to be a part not destroyed, taken, or used up

    :  to be something yet to be shown, done, or treated

    :  to stay in the same place or with the same person or group

  1. :  stay

    :  a remaining part or trace

    :  a dead body

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