Humation Hu*ma"tion, n. [L. humatio, fr. humare to cover with earth, to inter, fr. humus the earth, ground. See {Homage}.] Interment; inhumation. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • humation — noun burial, internment, inhumation; by association, death See Also: exhume, posthumous …   Wiktionary

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  • Inhumate — In*hu mate, v. t. [L. inhumatus, p. p. of inhumare to inhume; pref. in in + humare to cover with earth. See {Humation}, and cf. {Inhume}.] To inhume; to bury; to inter. Hedge. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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