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cinerarium

[sin-uh-rair-ee-uh m] /ˌsɪn əˈrɛər i əm/
noun, plural cineraria
[sin-uh-rair-ee-uh] /ˌsɪn əˈrɛər i ə/ (Show IPA)
1.
a place for depositing the ashes of the dead after cremation.
Origin of cinerarium
1875-1880
From Latin, dating back to 1875-80; See origin at cineraria, -arium
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British Dictionary definitions for cinerarium

cinerarium

/ˌsɪnəˈrɛərɪəm/
noun (pl) -raria (-ˈrɛərɪə)
1.
a place for keeping the ashes of the dead after cremation
Derived Forms
cinerary (ˈsɪnərərɪ) adjective
Word Origin
C19: from Latin, from cinerārius relating to ashes; see cineraria
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