Definition of urn
- a coffee urn
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
: a container that is often shaped like a vase with a closed top and that is used to hold the ashes of someone who has been cremated
: a closed container with a faucet near the bottom which is used to serve hot drinks
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