inurn

[ in-urn ]
/ ɪnˈɜrn /
See synonyms for: inurn / inurning / inurnment on Thesaurus.com

verb (used with object)

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

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Origin of inurn

First recorded in 1595–1605; in-2 + urn

OTHER WORDS FROM inurn

in·urn·ment, nounun·in·urned, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for inurn

inurn
/ (ɪnˈɜːn) /

verb (tr)

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

Derived forms of inurn

inurnment, noun
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