Definition of sepulcher in English:

sepulcher

Syllabification: sep·ul·cher
Pronunciation: /ˈsepəlkər
 
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(British sepulchre)

noun

A small room or monument, cut in rock or built of stone, in which a dead person is laid or buried.
More example sentences
  • And he took it down, wrapped it in a long linen swathing cloth, and laid it in an unused sepulchre hewn from the rock.
  • The place seemed as an open tomb, an unsealed sepulcher, a deathly resting place, quietly awaiting corpses to crowd its halls and fulfill its purpose.
  • So they went, and made the sepulchre sure, sealing the stone, and setting a watch.
Synonyms
tomb, vault, burial chamber, mausoleum, crypt, undercroft, catacomb;

verb

[with object] chiefly literary Back to top  
1Lay or bury in or as if in a sepulcher: tomes are soon out of print and sepulchered in the dust of libraries
1.1Serve as a burial place for: when ocean shrouds and sepulchers our dead

Origin

Middle English: via Old French from Latin sepulcrum 'burial place', from sepelire 'bury'.

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