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Meaning of INHUMATION

Pronunciation:  `inhyoo'meyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the ritual placing of a corpse in a grave
 

INHUMATION is a 10 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: burial, entombment, interment, sepulture
 
 See Also: funeral

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`hu*ma"tion\, n. [Cf. F. inhumation.]
1. The act of inhuming or burying; interment.

2. (Old Chem.) The act of burying vessels in warm earth in
   order to expose their contents to a steady moderate heat;
   the state of being thus exposed.

3. (Med.) Arenation.

 

 

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