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Definition of untomb

: to take from a tomb : disentomb, disinter

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History and Etymology for untomb

un- entry 2 + tomb

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“Untomb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/untomb. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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