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inter

[in-tur] /ɪnˈtɜr/
verb (used with object), interred, interring.
1.
to place (a dead body) in a grave or tomb; bury.
2.
Obsolete. to put into the earth.
Origin
1275-1325
1275-1325; Middle English enteren < Middle French enterrer, probably < Vulgar Latin *interrāre, derivative of terra earth; see in-2
Related forms
reinter, verb (used with object), reinterred, reinterring.
uninterred, adjective
Can be confused
enter, inter.
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British Dictionary definitions for un interred

inter

/ɪnˈtɜː/
verb -ters, -terring, -terred
1.
(transitive) to place (a body) in the earth; bury, esp with funeral rites
Word Origin
C14: from Old French enterrer, from Latin in-² + terra earth
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Word Origin and History for un interred
inter
c.1300, from O.Fr. enterer, from M.L. interrare "put in the earth, bury," from L. in- "in" + terra "earth" (see terrain).
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