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EMBALM

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does embalm mean? 

EMBALM (verb)
  The verb EMBALM has 1 sense:

1. preserve a dead body

  Familiarity information: EMBALM used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EMBALM (verb)


Sense 1embalm [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Preserve a dead body

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Hypernyms (to "embalm" is one way to...):

conserve; keep up; maintain; preserve (keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "embalm"):

mummify (remove the organs and dry out (a dead body) in order to preserve it)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody


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