- of or relating to a funeral or burial: a funerary urn.
Origin of funerary
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Examples from the Web for funerary
In these remarks I have been referring only to funerary portrait statues.The Evolution of the Dragon
G. Elliot Smith
The funerary canopy of Queen Isi-em-Kheb is also a thing by itself.A History of Art in Ancient Egypt, Vol. II (of 2)
Well, mummy-chamber, and funerary chapel are all constructed, not dug.A history of art in ancient Egypt, Vol. I (of 2)
The amount of spirituality in their belief is shown by their funerary practices.An Introduction to Mythology
Extravagance in funerary rites, often ruinous to the family, may sometimes be checked by considerations of economy or convenience.The Origin of Man and of his Superstitions
- of, relating to, or for a funeral
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Word Origin and History for funerary
1690s, from Late Latin funerarius, from funer-, root of funus (see funeral (n.)).
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