Definition of Embalmment

1. Noun. Preservation (of a dead body) by treating with balsams and drugs and other chemicals.

Specialized synonyms: Mummification
Generic synonyms: Preservation
Derivative terms: Embalm



Definition of Embalmment

1. n. The act of embalming.

Definition of Embalmment

1. Noun. The process of embalming. ¹

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Definition of Embalmment

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Embalmment

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emball
emballed
emballing
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embalming
embalming room
embalmings
embalmment (current term)
embalmments
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embank
embanked
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embar

Literary usage of Embalmment

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1. Curiosities of Natural History by Francis Trevelyan Buckland (1882)
"As regards the history of the embalmment, there were some queer stories told. Julia Pastrana being a Mexican, and being embalmed by Europeans, ..."

2. Life of the Lady Arabella Stuart by A. Murray Smith (1889)
"THE ORDER FOR THE embalmment OF ARABELLA'S BODY. Devon's " Pell Records," p. 179, London : 1836. By order, dated 12th of October, 1615. ..."

3. The Land of the Monuments: Notes of Egyptian Travel by Joseph Pollard (1898)
"... processes of embalmment—The Step Pyramid—Mariette Bey's house— Strabo's account of the Serapeum—Mariette's discover)'— ..."

4. The Life and Letters of Lady Arabella Stuart: Including Numerous Original by Elizabeth Cooper (1866)
"ARABELLA'S embalmment. "By order dated 12th of October, 1615.—To Duncan Primrose, one of his Majesty's Surgeons, the sum of £& 13s. ..."

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