verb (used with object), in·humed, in·hum·ing.
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Origin of inhume
OTHER WORDS FROM inhumein·hu·ma·tion, nounin·hum·er, nounun·in·humed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for inhume
The cause of the marked change from Mycenaean inhumation to Homeric cremation is matter of conjecture.Homer and His Age|Andrew Lang
The custom of incineration gains ground in Europe until in the Bronze Age it is the rule and inhumation the exception.The New Stone Age in Northern Europe|John M. Tyler
In funeral rites both inhumation and cremation were practised.The Heroic Age|H. Munro Chadwick
The loosened dirt then fell in at the sides, completing the inhumation.The Forgotten Planet|Murray Leinster
He identified the change from 57cremation to inhumation with that from heathenism to Christianity.Anglo-Saxon Literature|John Earle