- a burial vault, tomb, or grave
- Also called: Easter sepulchre a separate alcove in some medieval churches in which the Eucharistic elements were kept from Good Friday until the Easter ceremonies
- (transitive) to bury in a sepulchre
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sep•ul•cher /ˈsɛpəlkɚ/USA pronunciation n. [countable]WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016
sep•ul•cher (sep′əl kər),WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016
Etymology:1 . vault, mausoleum, crypt.
sep•ul•chre (sep′əl kər),
n., v.t., -chred, -chring. [Chiefly Brit.]
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sepulchre, US sepulcher /ˈsɛpəlkə/ n
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