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inhume

[ in-hyoom or, often, -yoom ]
/ ɪnˈhyum or, often, -ˈyum /
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verb (used with object), in·humed, in·hum·ing.
to bury; inter.
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Origin of inhume

1610–20; <Medieval Latin inhumāre, equivalent to Latin in-in-2 + -humāre, derivative of humus earth (see humus); cf. exhume

OTHER WORDS FROM inhume

in·hu·ma·tion, nounin·hum·er, nounun·in·humed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for inhume

inhume
/ (ɪnˈhjuːm) /

verb
(tr) to inter; bury

Derived forms of inhume

inhumation, nouninhumer, noun

Word Origin for inhume

C17: from Latin inhumāre, from in- ² + humus ground
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