coffin Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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coffinnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkɒf.ɪn/  us   /ˈkɑː.fɪn/ (US also casket)
a ​longbox in which the ​body of a ​deadperson is ​buried or ​burned
(Definition of coffin from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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coffinnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkɔ·fən, ˈkɑf·ən/
a ​longbox used to ​bury or cremate (= ​burn) a ​deadperson
(Definition of coffin from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “coffin”
in Korean 관…
in Arabic تابوت…
in Malaysian keranda…
in French cercueil…
in Russian гроб…
in Chinese (Traditional) 棺材, 靈柩…
in Italian cassa da morto, bara…
in Turkish tabut…
in Polish trumna…
in Spanish ataúd…
in Vietnamese quan tài…
in Portuguese caixão, ataúde…
in Thai โลงศพ…
in German der Sarg…
in Catalan taüt…
in Japanese ひつぎ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 棺材, 灵柩…
in Indonesian peti mati…
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