embalmer
noun see embalm

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Embalmer — Em*balm er, n. One who embalms. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • embalmer — embalm ► VERB ▪ preserve (a corpse) from decay, originally with spices and now usually by injection of a preservative. DERIVATIVES embalmer noun. ORIGIN Old French embaumer, from baume balm …   English terms dictionary

  • embalmer — See embalm. * * * …   Universalium

  • embalmer — noun One who embalms a corpse; a practicioner of mortuary science …   Wiktionary

  • embalmer — n. one who embalms corpses; something which preserves and prevents decay …   English contemporary dictionary

  • embalmer — em·balm·er …   English syllables

  • embalmer — A person trained and skilled in the process of treating and preserving a dead body against decay. State ex rel. Kempinger v White, 177 Wis 541, 188 NW 607, 23 ALR 67, 70. See undertaker …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • embalmer — noun a mortician who treats corpses with preservatives • Derivationally related forms: ↑embalm • Hypernyms: ↑mortician, ↑undertaker, ↑funeral undertaker, ↑funeral director …   Useful english dictionary

  • Embalmer (band) — Infobox musical artist Name = Embalmer Img capt = Img size = Landscape = Yes Background = group or band Origin = Cleveland, Ohio, United States Genre = Death metal Years active = 1989 1997, 2005 2008 Label = Horribly Hacked, Relapse, Pathos… …   Wikipedia

  • embalmer's license — A license required of an embalmer by the state under its police power. 54 Am J1st Und & E § 5 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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