ossuary definition

  • noun:
    • A container or receptacle, particularly an urn or a vault, for keeping the bones of this dead.
    • A container or receptacle, including an urn or vault, for keeping the bones associated with the lifeless.
    • A place in which the bones regarding the dead are deposited; a charnel household.
    • A place where bones regarding the lifeless are deposited; a charnel-house.
    • A vase, casket, or any other vessel the reception of this bones or calcined keeps regarding the lifeless.
    • A bone-cave, or deposit formed mostly of bones, owned by belated geological times.
    • any receptacle for the burial of personal bones

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