plural noun
the ashes of a cremated corpse.

1945–50; blend of cremate and remains Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Example sentences
Some find that diamonds from cremains make a gem of a keepsake.
From one to four cremains will be allowed on a single gravesite.
Yes, two adult-sized caskets along with two cremains are the maximum allowable
  in any one burial plot.
Cremation is considered final disposition and no other forms will be necessary
  to transport cremains.
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