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

  • n. A traditional Tibetan funeral practice in which the body of a dead person is exposed to the open air to be eaten by vultures.

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  • n. a traditional Tibetan funeral ritual in which the corpse is exposed to the open air to be eaten by sacred vultures

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