[in-hyoom or, often, -yoom]
verb (used with object), in·humed, in·hum·ing.
to bury; inter.
Origin of inhume
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Related Words for inhumeplant, embalm, mummify, deposit, inter, enshrine, entomb, lay, sepulcher, sepulture, tomb, ensepulcher, inearth, inurn
Examples from the Web for inhume
Historical Examples of inhume
It may be absurd to wait too long; it is indecorous to inhume too soon.Dealings with the Dead, Volume I (of 2)
A Sexton of the Old School
(tr) to inter; bury
Word Origin for inhume
C17: from Latin inhumāre, from in- ² + humus ground
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