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inurn

[in-urn]
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verb (used with object)
  1. to put into an urn, especially ashes after cremation.
  2. to bury; inter.
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Origin of inurn

First recorded in 1595–1605; in-2 + urn
Related formsin·urn·ment, nounun·in·urned, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for inurnment

inurn

verb (tr)
  1. to place (esp cremated ashes) in an urn
  2. a less common word for inter
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Derived Formsinurnment, noun
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