inurn

verb
in·urn | \ i-ˈnərn \
inurned; inurning; inurns

Definition of inurn 

transitive verb

1 : entomb

2 : to place in an urn inurn cremated remains

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inurnment \i-ˈnərn-mənt \ noun

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They will be inurned with full military honors at an in-ground vault at a private cemetery in Manassas, Va. Michael E. Ruane, BostonGlobe.com, "Veterans’ group to bury remains left at the Vietnam Wall," 30 May 2018 The cremains will be inurned with full military honors at an in-ground vault at a private cemetery in Manassas, the statement said. Michael E. Ruane, Washington Post, "Veterans’ group to bury remains left at the Vietnam Wall," 30 May 2018 Virginia will be cremated and inurned in the columbarium at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, DC with her husband. Orlando Sentinel, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Deaths in Central Florida: 2/4," 4 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of inurn

1602, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of inurn was in 1602

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