Funeral Fu"ner*al, a. [LL. funeralis. See {Funeral}, n.] Pertaining to a funeral; used at the interment of the dead; as, funeral rites, honors, or ceremonies. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{Funeral pile} or {Funeral pyre}, a structure of combustible material, upon which a dead body is placed to be reduced to ashes, as part of a funeral rite; a pyre. -- {Fu"ner*al*ly}, adv. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

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