MORTUARY MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Mortuary Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Of or pertaining to the dead; as, mortuary monuments.
  2. (a.) A burial place; a place for the dead.
  3. (a.) A place for the reception of the dead before burial; a deadhouse; a morgue.
  4. (a.) A sort of ecclesiastical heriot, a customary gift claimed by, and due to, the minister of a parish on the death of a parishioner. It seems to have been originally a voluntary bequest or donation, intended to make amends for any failure in the payment of tithes of which the deceased had been guilty.


Synonyms:
Morgue,

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