Translation of "urn" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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urnnoun [ C ]

uk /ɜːn/ us /ɝːn/

a container, especially a large, round one on a stem, that is used for decorative purposes in a garden, or one that has a lid and is used for holding a dead person's ashes (= the powder that is left after a dead body has been burned)


a large, cylinder-shaped metal container with a lid, used for holding a large amount of a drink such as tea or coffee and keeping it hot

a tea urn 茶水桶

(Translation of “urn” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)