mortal remains

plural noun

Definition of mortal remains

formal
: the dead body of a person

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“Mortal remains.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mortal%20remains. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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