mortuary etymology

English word mortuary comes from Latin morior (I decay, wither.. I die.), Proto-Indo-European *mr̥twós

Detailed word origin of mortuary

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
morior Latin (lat) I decay, wither.. I die.
*mr̥twós Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
mortuus Latin (lat) (figuratively) faint, overwhelmed.. Dead, having died.. Decayed, withered A corpse, dead body. A dead person, dead man.
mortuarius Latin (lat)
mortuarium Malayalam (mal)
mortuarie Anglo-Norman (xno)
mortuary English (eng) Of, or relating to death or a funeral; funereal (historical) A sort of ecclesiastical heriot, a customary gift claimed by, and due to, the minister of a parish on the death of a parishioner.. A place where dead bodies are stored prior to burial or cremation.

Words with the same origin as mortuary

Descendants of morior
mort mortgage