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[in-tur] /ɪnˈtɜr/

verb (used with object), interred, interring.
to place (a dead body) in a grave or tomb; bury.
Obsolete. to put into the earth.
verb -ters, -terring, -terred
(transitive) to place (a body) in the earth; bury, esp with funeral rites

c.1300, from Old French enterer (11c.), from Medieval Latin interrare “put in the earth, bury,” from Latin in- “in” (see in- (2)) + terra “earth” (see terrain). Related: Interred; interring.


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