[ in-hyoom or, often, -yoom ]
/ ɪnˈhyum or, often, -ˈyum /
verb (used with object), in·humed, in·hum·ing.
to bury; inter.
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Origin of inhume
OTHER WORDS FROM inhumein·hu·ma·tion, nounin·hum·er, nounun·in·humed, adjective
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Example sentences 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
British Dictionary definitions for inhume
/ (ɪnˈhjuːm) /
(tr) to inter; bury
Derived forms of inhumeinhumation, nouninhumer, noun
Word Origin for inhume
C17: from Latin inhumāre, from in- ² + humus ground
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