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inhume

[in-hyoom or, often, -yoom] /ɪnˈhyum or, often, -ˈyum/
verb (used with object), inhumed, inhuming.
1.
to bury; inter.
Origin
1610-1620
1610-20; < Medieval Latin inhumāre, equivalent to Latin in- in-2 + -humāre, derivative of humus earth (see humus); cf. exhume
Related forms
inhumation, noun
inhumer, noun
uninhumed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for inhume

inhume

/ɪnˈhjuːm/
verb
1.
(transitive) to inter; bury
Derived Forms
inhumation, noun
inhumer, noun
Word Origin
C17: from Latin inhumāre, from in-² + humus ground
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Word Origin and History for inhume
v.

c.1600 (implied in inhumed), from Latin inhumare "to bury," literally "to put into the ground," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + humus "earth, soil" (see humus).

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