disentomb

[dis-en-toom]

verb (used with object)

to remove from the tomb; disinter.

Nearby words

  1. disentangle,
  2. disenthral,
  3. disenthrall,
  4. disenthrone,
  5. disentitle,
  6. disentrance,
  7. disentwine,
  8. disepalous,
  9. disequilibrate,
  10. disequilibrium

Origin of disentomb

First recorded in 1620–30; dis-1 + entomb

Related formsdis·en·tomb·ment, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for disentomb

disentomb

verb

(tr) to disinter; unearth
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