Definition of funerary in English:
Relating to a funeral or the commemoration of the dead: funerary ceremonies
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- Ramesses claimed the victory from this drawn fight, celebrated in monumental funerary temple reliefs still visible at Thebes on the Nile.
- In the next scene, Hsiao Kang sits in the back of a car with the funerary urn containing his dead father's ashes balanced on his knee.
- This was a remarkable find, since little was known in those days about Old or Middle Kingdom temples apart from funerary monuments attached to royal burials.
Late 17th century: from late Latin funerarius, from funus, funer- 'funeral'.
Words that rhyme with funeraryitinerary • honorary
Definition of funerary in:
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