of or pertaining to a funeral or burial: a funerary urn.

1685–95; < Late Latin fūnerārius of, relating to a funeral. See funeral, -ary

funeral, funereal, funerary. Unabridged
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funerary (ˈfjuːnərərɪ)
of, relating to, or for a funeral

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Word Origin & History

1690s, from L.L. funerarius, from funer-, root of funus (see funeral (n.)).
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Example sentences
Funerary objects can generally be identified based on the context in which they were recovered.
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