from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A crematorium.
  • adjective Of or relating to cremation.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Serving to burn or consume by fire; connected with or employed in cremation: as, a crematory furnace.
  • noun An establishment for burning the bodies of the dead, including the furnace and its adjuncts.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pertaining to, or employed in, cremation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Pertaining to the act of cremating bodies.
  • noun The establishment or furnace that cremates bodies.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a mortuary where corpses are cremated
  • noun a furnace where a corpse can be burned and reduced to ashes


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

cremate +‎ -ory



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