- the act of placing in a sepulcher or tomb; burial.
- sepulcher; tomb.
Origin of sepulture
Examples from the Web for sepultural
Historical Examples of sepultural
The use of Ogham was partially practised in the Christian period for sepultural purposes, being venerable and sacred from time.Early Bardic Literature, Ireland
- the act of placing in a sepulchre
- an archaic word for sepulchre
Word Origin for sepulture
"burial, interment," late 13c., from Old French sepulture, sepoutre "tomb, coffin" (12c.), from Latin sepultura "burial, funeral obsequies," from sepult-, past participle stem of sepelire "to bury" (see sepulcher).