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verb (used with object)
  1. to put into an urn, especially ashes after cremation.
  2. to bury; inter.
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Origin of inurn

First recorded in 1595–1605; in-2 + urn
Related formsin·urn·ment, nounun·in·urned, adjective
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Related Words for inurn

plant, entomb, deposit, embalm, enshrine, inhume, inter, mummify, lay, sepulcher, tomb, sepulture, inurn, ensepulcher, inearth

British Dictionary definitions for inurn


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