SARCOPHAGUS MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Sarcophagus Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A stone shaped like a sarcophagus and placed by a grave as a memorial.
  2. (n.) A species of limestone used among the Greeks for making coffins, which was so called because it consumed within a few weeks the flesh of bodies deposited in it. It is otherwise called lapis Assius, or Assian stone, and is said to have been found at Assos, a city of Lycia.
  3. (n.) A coffin or chest-shaped tomb of the kind of stone described above; hence, any stone coffin.


• Sarcophaguses Definition & Synonyms

  1. (pl. ) of Sarcophagus


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