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SARCOPHAGUS (sarcophagi)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sarcophagus mean? 

SARCOPHAGUS (noun)
  The noun SARCOPHAGUS has 1 sense:

1. a stone coffin (usually bearing sculpture or inscriptions)

  Familiarity information: SARCOPHAGUS used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SARCOPHAGUS (noun)


Sense 1sarcophagus [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A stone coffin (usually bearing sculpture or inscriptions)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("sarcophagus" is a kind of...):

casket; coffin (box in which a corpse is buried or cremated)


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