sep•ul•cher [ˈsepəlkər]


  1. a small room or monument, cut in rock or built of stone, in which a dead person is laid or buried.
    “An old family sepulcher on the grounds of the estate”


  1. lay or bury in or as if in a sepulcher.
    “Tomes are soon out of print and sepulchered in the dust of libraries”
    • serve as a burial place for.
      “when ocean shrouds and sepulchers our dead”

See Also: Tomb, Vault, Burial Chamber, Mausoleum, Crypt, Undercroft, Catacomb, Grave