Embalmment
Embalmment Em*balm"ment, n. [Cf. F. embaumement.] The act of embalming. [R.] --Malone. [1913 Webster]

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  • embalmment — em balm·ment || mÉ™nt n. dead body preserved with balsams and other chemicals; act of mummifying or preserving a body with balsams and other chemicals …   English contemporary dictionary

  • embalmment — em·balm·ment …   English syllables

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  • embalm — transitive verb Etymology: Middle English embaumen, from Anglo French enbaumer, enbasmer, from en + basme balm more at balm Date: 14th century 1. to treat (a dead body) so as to protect from decay 2. to fill with sweet odors ; perfume 3. to… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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