Definición de mortuary en inglés:

mortuary

Saltos de línea: mor|tu¦ary
Pronunciación: /ˈmɔːtjʊəri
 
, -tʃʊ-/

sustantivo (plural mortuaries)

adjetivo

Volver al principio  
  • Relating to burial or tombs: mortuary rituals a mortuary temple
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Burial monuments and other mortuary rituals are often costly and elaborate.
    • One interpretation is that the cave became a focus for mortuary rituals, including the defleshing of the dead.
    • From here, the burial cortège, priests and visitors would pass through ceremonial halls onto a causeway that ascended the desert escarpment to the mortuary temple, built against the east face of the pyramid.

Origen

late Middle English (denoting a gift claimed by a parish priest from a deceased person's estate): from Latin mortuarius, from mortuus 'dead'. The current noun sense dates from the mid 19th century.

Más definiciones de mortuary 

Definición de mortuary en: 

Obtener más de Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día astrogation
Pronunciación: ˌastrə(ʊ)ˈgeɪʃ(ə)n
noun
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space