burial

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From Middle English beriel, a re-interpretation of Old English byrġels as a plural, from byrġan (to bury) + -els.

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burial (countable and uncountable, plural burials)

  1. The act of burying; interment
    His whole family was present at his burial.
    His burial rights.
    The mourners listened as the priest performed the burial service of long-time parishioner Wendy Stuart.

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