sepulture

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noun sep·ul·ture \ˈse-pəl-ˌchu̇r\

Definition of sepulture

  1. 1 :  burial

  2. 2 :  sepulchre

Examples of sepulture in a sentence

  1. opened the sepulture and examined the mummy

  2. the final sepulture of the body had to wait until the ground thawed

Origin and Etymology of sepulture

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


First Known Use: 14th century



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