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morticianmor‧ti‧cian /mɔːˈtɪʃən $ mɔːr-/ noun [countable] American English  BOMXsomeone whose job is to arrange funerals and prepare bodies to be buried syn undertaker British English
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morticianLaw school professors, in my view, are the drones and morticians of the profession.Funeral directors are also called morticians or undertakers.The driver is a furniture mortician, escorting dead sofas to a grave in a landfill.We strive like obsequious morticians to provide consolation by enshrining a corpse.We say undertaker, they say mortician.
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