mor•tu•ar•yPronunciation: (môr'chOO-er"ē), [key]
—n., pl. -ar•ies,
See funeral home.
a customary gift formerly claimed by and due to the incumbent of a parish in England from the estate of a deceased parishioner.
of or pertaining to the burial of the dead.
pertaining to or connected with death.
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