funerary

[ fyoo-nuh-rer-ee ]
/ ˈfyu nəˌrɛr i /

adjective

of or relating to a funeral or burial: a funerary urn.

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Origin of funerary

First recorded in 1685–95, funerary is from the Late Latin word fūnerārius of, relating to a funeral. See funeral, -ary

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH funerary

funeral, funereal, funerary
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British Dictionary definitions for funerary

funerary
/ (ˈfjuːnərərɪ) /

adjective

of, relating to, or for a funeral
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