sepulture

noun
sep·​ul·​ture | \ ˈse-pəl-ˌchu̇r How to pronounce sepulture (audio) \

Definition of sepulture

1 : burial
2 : sepulchre

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Examples of sepulture in a Sentence

opened the sepulture and examined the mummy the final sepulture of the body had to wait until the ground thawed

First Known Use of sepulture

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for sepulture

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin sepultura, from sepultus, past participle of sepelire

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The first known use of sepulture was in the 14th century

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“Sepulture.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sepulture. Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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