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  • n. A vault or crypt in connection with a church, used as a repository for human bones disinterred from their original burial places; a charnel house.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A vault or crypt in connection with a church, used as a repository for human bones disintered from their original burial places; a charnel house.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A bone-house attached to a church or burial-place; a charnel-house.

Etymologies

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Latin carnarium, from caro, carnis, flesh.

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