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necrolatry

[ nuh-krol-uh-tree, ne- ]
/ nəˈkrɒl ə tri, nɛ- /
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noun

worship of the dead.

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Origin of necrolatry

First recorded in 1820–30; necro- + -latry
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British Dictionary definitions for necrolatry

necrolatry
/ (nɛˈkrɒlətrɪ) /

noun

the worship of the dead
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