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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fu′neral home`(n.)

  1. 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:

1935–40, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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

  1. funeral home(noun)ˈfyu nər əl

    a place that arranges funerals


  1. funeral home(Noun)

    A mortuary where the friends and relatives of the deceased may attend a wake, or pay their last respects

  2. Origin: funeral + home


  1. 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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