urn [ə:n US ə:rn] n
[Date: 1300-1400; : Latin; Origin: urna]
1.) a decorated container, especially one that is used for holding the ↑ashes of a dead body
2.) a metal container that holds a large amount of tea or coffee

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  • Urn — Urn, v. t. To inclose in, or as in, an urn; to inurn. [1913 Webster] When horror universal shall descend, And heaven s dark concave urn all human race. Young. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • urn — [ʉrn] n. [ME < L urna, urn; akin to urceus, jug] 1. a) a vase, esp. one with a foot or pedestal b) such a vase used to hold the ashes of a cremated body 2. a large metal container with a faucet, used for making and serving hot coffee, tea, etc …   English World dictionary

  • urn — [ ɜrn ] noun count a container for the ASHES of a dead person after the body has been burned a. a large metal container for making tea or coffee b. a large attractive container for flowers or plants …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • urn — late 14c., vase used to preserve the ashes of the dead, from L. urna a jar, vessel, probably from earlier *urc na, akin to urceus pitcher, jug, and from the same source as Gk. hyrke earthen vessel. But another theory connects it to L. urere to… …   Etymology dictionary

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