inhume

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verb in·hume \in-ˈhyüm\

Definition of inhume

inhumed

;

inhuming

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  bury, inter

inhumation

play \ˌin-hyü-ˈmā-shən\ noun

Examples of inhume in a sentence

  1. there were so many dead that it was impossible to inhume them all promptly

Origin and Etymology of inhume

probably from French inhumer, from Medieval Latin inhumare, from Latin in- + humus earth — more at humble


First Known Use: 1604



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