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sarcophagus

noun

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  1. a boxlike container for holding a dead body the crypt under the abbey church contains the sarcophagus of the monastery's founding abbot Synonyms bier, box, casket, pall, coffinRelated Words charnel (also charnel house), crypt, sepulchre (or sepulcher), sepulture, tomb, vault; urn; body bag

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