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mortuary

mor·tu·ar·y

mortuary

pronunciation:
mor chu eI ri
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
inflections: mortuaries
definition: a place, usu. a funeral home, where dead human bodies are kept before burial or cremation.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: pertaining to death, burial, or care of the deceased.
Word Parts
The word mortuary contains the following parts:
mort Latin root that means death
synonyms:
necr, necro
 
-ary2 Latin noun-forming suffix that means a person, thing, or place associated with