funeration

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fūnerātiō, from fūnerātus, past participle of fūnerō (I funerate), from fūnus, fūneris (funeral).

Noun[edit]

funeration (usually uncountable, plural funerations)

  1. (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.