noun hy·dri·o·taph·ia \ˌhīdrēōˈtafēə\

Definition of hydriotaphia



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Origin and Etymology of hydriotaphia

New Latin, from hydrio- (from Greek hydria water jar, cinerary urn) + -taphia (from Greek taphē burial); akin to Greek thaptein to bury — more at hydria, epitaph

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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