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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The cooling of the body that follows death.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The reduction in body temperature following death.

Etymologies

Latin algor, coolness + Latin mortis, genitive of mors, death.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin (Wiktionary)

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