funeral home


noun

an establishment where the dead are prepared for burial or cremation, where the body may be viewed, and where funeral services are sometimes held.

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Also called funeral chapel, funeral church, funeral parlor, funeral residence, mortuary.

Origin of funeral home

An Americanism dating back to 1935–40
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