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urn

urn

 
pronunciation:
uhrn
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Word Combinations (noun), Homophone Note
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a large vase, usu. with a pedestal or base.
 
definition 2: a vase used to hold the ashes of a cremated person.
definition 3: a metal container with a spigot, used for making and serving tea, coffee, or the like.
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Homophone Note
The words urn and earn (to receive as pay) sound alike but have different meanings.