from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act of interment; burial.
- n. A sepulcher.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A sepulchre.
- n. The act of sepulchering.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of depositing the dead body of a human being in the grave; burial; interment.
- n. A sepulcher; a grave; a place of burial.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Burial; interment; the act of depositing the dead body of a human being in a burial-place.
- n. Grave; burial-place; sepulcher; tomb.
- To bury; entomb; sepulcher.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a chamber that is used as a grave
- n. the ritual placing of a corpse in a grave
Middle English, from Old French, from Latin sepultūra, from sepultus, past participle of sepelīre, to bury the dead.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin sepultura. (Wiktionary)