inurnment

noun
in·​urn·​ment | \ i-ˈnərn-mənt How to pronounce inurnment (audio) \
plural inurnments

Definition of inurnment

: placement or burial in an urn the inurnment of cremated remains a private inurnment service

First Known Use of inurnment

1923, in the meaning defined above

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27 Jan 2020

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“Inurnment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inurnment. Accessed 27 Feb. 2020.

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