From Latin fūnerātiō, from fūnerātus, past participle of fūnerō (“I funerate”), from fūnus, fūneris (“funeral”).
funeration (usually uncountable, plural funerations)
- (obsolete) the act of burying with funeral rites
- 1693, Sir Norman Knatchbull, Annotations upon some difficult texts in all the books of the New Testament
- For in the Rites of funeration they did use to anoint the dead body, with Aromatick Spices and Oyntments, before they buried them.