Definitions for cadaveric

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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 )


Princeton's WordNet

  1. cadaverous, cadaveric(adj)

    of or relating to a cadaver or corpse

    "we had long anticipated his cadaverous end"


  1. cadaveric(Adjective)

    Pertaining to a corpse.

  2. cadaveric(Adjective)

    Caused by coming into contact with a dead body, a cadaver.

  3. Origin: From cadavérique.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cadaveric(adj)

    of, pertaining to, or resembling, a corpse, or the changes produced by death; cadaverous; as, cadaveric rigidity


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