Definitions of sarcophagus
n. - A species of limestone used among the Greeks for making coffins, which was so called because it consumed within a few weeks the flesh of bodies deposited in it. It is otherwise called lapis Assius, or Assian stone, and is said to have been found at Assos, a city of Lycia. 2
n. - A coffin or chest-shaped tomb of the kind of stone described above; hence, any stone coffin. 2
n. - A stone shaped like a sarcophagus and placed by a grave as a memorial. 2
The word "sarcophagus" uses 11 letters: A A C G H O P R S S U.
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