[in-hyoom or, often, -yoom]
verb (used with object), in·humed, in·hum·ing.
to bury; inter.
plant, embalm, mummify, deposit, inter, enshrine, entomb, lay, sepulcher, sepulture, tomb, ensepulcher, inearth, inurn
Origin of inhume
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Examples from the Web for 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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