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Topic: DEATH

Date: 1400-1500
Language: French
Origin: exhumer, from Medieval Latin exhumare, from Latin humus 'earth'

exhume

verb
     
ex‧hume [transitive]
formalMX to remove a dead body from the ground, especially in order to check the cause of death [= dig up]
exhumation noun [uncountable and countable]
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