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  • n. sacrifices offered to the souls of deceased heroes or friends

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. Sacrifices offered to the souls of deceased heroes or friends.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Among the ancient Romans, sacrifices offered to the souls of deceased members of their families.

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Latin, from inferus underneath. (Wiktionary)

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  • n. pl. 1. (Rom. Antiq.) Sacrifices offered to the souls of deceased heroes or friends.

    December 28, 2007