Definition of funebrial in English:

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Pronunciation: /fjuːˈniːbrɪəl/


Having the mournful, sombre character appropriate to a funeral; funereal.
Example sentences
  • I believe they are funebrial structures.
  • Their funebrial garlands had little of beauty in them besides roses.
  • There is certainly an air of book-making about the publication; which is not lessened by the funebrial verses that it contains.


Late 16th century: from Latin funebris (from funus 'funeral') + -al.

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