Inhuming
Inhume In*hume", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inhumed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inhuming}.] [Cf. F. inhumer. See {Inhumate}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To deposit, as a dead body, in the earth; to bury; to inter. [1913 Webster]

Weeping they bear the mangled heaps of slain, Inhume the natives in their native plain. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

2. To bury or place in warm earth for chemical or medicinal purposes. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • inhuming — in·hume || ɪn hjuːm v. bury the dead, place in a grave …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Inhumation — In hu*ma tion, n. [Cf. F. inhumation.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of inhuming or burying; interment. [1913 Webster] 2. (Old Chem.) The act of burying vessels in warm earth in order to expose their contents to a steady moderate heat; the state of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inhume — In*hume , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inhumed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inhuming}.] [Cf. F. inhumer. See {Inhumate}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To deposit, as a dead body, in the earth; to bury; to inter. [1913 Webster] Weeping they bear the mangled heaps of slain,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inhumed — Inhume In*hume , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inhumed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inhuming}.] [Cf. F. inhumer. See {Inhumate}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To deposit, as a dead body, in the earth; to bury; to inter. [1913 Webster] Weeping they bear the mangled heaps of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inhume — transitive verb (inhumed; inhuming) Etymology: probably from French inhumer, from Medieval Latin inhumare, from Latin in + humus earth more at humble Date: 1604 bury, inter • inhumation noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inhume — inhumation, n. inhumer, n. /in hyoohm / or, often, / yoohm /, v.t., inhumed, inhuming. to bury; inter. [1610 20; < ML inhumare, equiv. to L in IN 2 + humare, deriv. of humus earth (see HUMUS); cf. EXHUME] * * * …   Universalium

  • inhumation — /ɪnhjuˈmeɪʃən/ (say inhyooh mayshuhn) noun the act of inhuming, especially as opposed to cremation; burial …   Australian English dictionary

  • inhume — /ɪnˈhjum / (say in hyoohm) verb (t) (inhumed, inhuming) to bury; inter. {Latin inhumāre bury in the ground, from in humus into the ground} …   Australian English dictionary

  • inhume — [in hyo͞om′] vt. inhumed, inhuming [Fr inhumer < L inhumare < in , in + humus, earth: see HUMUS2] to bury (a dead body); inter inhumation n …   English World dictionary

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