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cremator

[ kree-mey-ter ]
/ ˈkri meɪ tər /
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noun

a person who cremates.
a furnace for cremating dead bodies.
an incinerator, as for garbage.

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Origin of cremator

1875–80; <Late Latin, equivalent to Latin cremā(re) to cremate + -tor-tor
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British Dictionary definitions for cremator

cremator
/ (krɪˈmeɪtə) /

noun

British a furnace for cremating corpsesAlso called (esp US): cinerator
a person who operates such a furnace
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