cremator

[ kree-mey-ter ]
/ ˈkri meɪ tər /

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. cremasteric artery,
  2. cremasteric reflex,
  3. cremate,
  4. cremation,
  5. cremationist,
  6. crematoria,
  7. crematorium,
  8. crematory,
  9. creme,
  10. creme de la creme

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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