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Date: 1800-1900
Language: Modern Latin
Origin: Latin cremare; CREMATE

crematorium

noun
     
Related topics: Death
crem‧a‧to‧ri‧um also crem‧a‧to‧ry plural crematoriums, crematoria [countable]
TBMX a building in which the bodies of dead people are burned at a funeral ceremony

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