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


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.