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English definition of “embalm”


verb [T]     /ɪmˈbɑːm/
to use chemicals to prevent a dead body from decayingBurying, cremating and preserving bodies embalmer     /-bɑː.mər/ US  /-bɑː.mɚ/ noun [C] Burying, cremating and preserving bodies
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