cinerary

cinerary

[sin-uh-rer-ee]
adjective
holding or intended for ashes, especially the ashes of cremated bodies: a cinerary urn.

Origin:
1740–50; < Neo-Latin cinerārius; see cineraria

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cinerarium (ˌsɪnəˈrɛərɪəm)
 
n , pl -raria
a place for keeping the ashes of the dead after cremation
 
[C19: from Latin, from cinerārius relating to ashes; see cineraria]
 
cinerary
 
adj

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