crematorium

[ kree-muh-tawr-ee-uhm, -tohr-, krem-uh- ]
/ ˌkri məˈtɔr i əm, -ˈtoʊr-, ˌkrɛm ə- /

noun, plural cre·ma·to·ri·ums, cre·ma·to·ri·a [kree-muh-tawr-ee-uh, -tohr-]. /ˌkri məˈtɔr i ə, -ˈtoʊr-/.

a crematory.

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Origin of crematorium

1875–80; Latinization of crematory; see -tory2
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British Dictionary definitions for crematorium

crematorium
/ (ˌkrɛməˈtɔːrɪəm) /

noun plural -riums or -ria (-rɪə)

British a building in which corpses are cremated
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