verb (used with object)

to put into an urn, especially ashes after cremation.
to bury; inter.

Origin of inurn

First recorded in 1595–1605; in-2 + urn
Related formsin·urn·ment, nounun·in·urned, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for inurn


verb (tr)

to place (esp cremated ashes) in an urn
a less common word for inter
Derived Formsinurnment, noun
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