Synonyms and Antonyms of sarcophagus

  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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