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gravestone

[greyv-stohn] /ˈgreɪvˌstoʊn/
noun
1.
a stone marking a grave, usually giving the name, date of death, etc., of the person buried there.
Origin of gravestone
1175-1225
1175-1225; Middle English; see grave1, stone
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gravestone

/ˈɡreɪvˌstəʊn/
noun
1.
a stone marking a grave and usually inscribed with the name and dates of the person buried
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Word Origin and History for gravestone
n.

late 14c., "stone over a grave;" c.1200, "stone coffin," from grave (n.) + stone (n.).

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