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Definition of "cinerary" []

  • Of, pertaining to, or containing ashes, especially those of a cremated person. (adjective)

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Use "cinerary" in a sentence
  • "The so-called cinerary urns are large vessels which have been usually discovered containing human bones; they have often been found inverted over cremated remains."
  • "Some of the objects were miniatures especially made for the funeral, and many were deliberately broken, with only a portion interred in the cinerary urns, with the rest perhaps kept as mementoes for the living, he added."
  • "The walls contain only a few reused blocks (spolia) being mainly middle to late Hellenistic cinerary urns (osteothecae)."
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