Definitions for cadaverkəˈdæv ər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ca•dav•er*kəˈdæv ər(n.)

  1. a dead body, esp. a human body to be dissected; corpse.

* Syn: See body.

Origin of cadaver:

1350–1400; ME < L: corpse; akin to cadere to fall, perish (see decay , chance )

ca•dav′er•ic(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cadaver, corpse, stiff, clay, remains(noun)

    the dead body of a human being

    "the cadaver was intended for dissection"; "the end of the police search was the discovery of a corpse"; "the murderer confessed that he threw the stiff in the river"; "honor comes to bless the turf that wraps their clay"

Wiktionary

  1. cadaver(Noun)

    A dead body; especially the corpse of a human to be dissected.

  2. Origin: Recorded since c.1500, from cadaver, probably from cado as a metaphor for "I die", also source (through combining form -cida) of the -cide in suicide, homicide etc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cadaver(noun)

    a dead human body; a corpse

Freebase

  1. Cadaver

    Cadaver was a death metal band from Råde, Norway. The band had a brief venture in the early 1990s before splitting in 1993. Cadaver would eventually re-emerge as Cadaver Inc. in 1999 which consisted of only one founding member. For their final album, they fell back using their original band name Cadaver and ended their activities in 2004, with a their final live show in 2005.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Cadaver

    A dead body, usually a human body.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

corpse(noun)

a dead body, especially of a human being

Don't move the corpse before you send for the police.

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