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funeral director

noun
1.
a person, usually a licensed embalmer, who supervises or conducts the preparation of the dead for burial and directs or arranges funerals.
2.
a person who owns or operates a funeral home.
Also called mortician, undertaker.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90, Americanism
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funeral director

noun
1.
an undertaker
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