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

exhume

verb
     
Related topics: Death
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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