Definitions of mortuary
a. - A sort of ecclesiastical heriot, a customary gift claimed by, and due to, the minister of a parish on the death of a parishioner. It seems to have been originally a voluntary bequest or donation, intended to make amends for any failure in the payment of tithes of which the deceased had been guilty. 2
a. - A burial place; a place for the dead. 2
a. - A place for the reception of the dead before burial; a deadhouse; a morgue. 2
a. - Of or pertaining to the dead; as, mortuary monuments. 2
The word "mortuary" uses 8 letters: A M O R R T U Y.
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