Definitions for funeral home
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word funeral home
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an establishment where the dead are prepared for burial or cremation, where the body may be viewed, and where funerals are often held.
Ref: Also called fu′neral par`lor.
Origin of funeral home:
funeral home, funeral parlor, funeral parlour, funeral chapel, funeral church, funeral-residence(noun)
a mortuary where those who knew the deceased can come to pay their last respects
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
funeral home(noun)ˈfyu nər əl
a place that arranges funerals
A mortuary where the friends and relatives of the deceased may attend a wake, or pay their last respects
Origin: funeral + home
A funeral home, funeral parlor or mortuary, is a business that provides burial and funeral services for the dead and their families. These services may include a prepared wake and funeral, and the provision of a chapel for the funeral.
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