Entry from US English dictionary
A person’s cremated remains.
- The cremains, a term of art in the funeral business, may certainly be felt if they are not sealed in a container; if they are, then feel free to touch the container.
- It contains approximately 1900 crypts and 5000 niches for cremains.
- A private family service will be held, with cremains to be interred at St. Alexander Roman Catholic cemetery, Woodridge, Man.
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