Crematory



[kree-muh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, krem-uh-] /ˈkri məˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, ˈkrɛm ə-/

noun, plural crematories.
1.
a place, as a funeral establishment, at which cremation is done.
2.
a furnace for .
adjective
3.
of or relating to cremation.
/ˈkrɛmətərɪ; -trɪ/
adjective
1.
of or relating to cremation or crematoriums
noun (pl) -ries
2.
another word (esp US) for crematorium
n.

1876, the nativized form of crematorium. From 1884 as an adjective.

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