Meaning of sepulcher
Pronunciation: (sep'ul-kur), [key]
- a tomb, grave, or burial place.
- Also called
- a cavity in a mensa for containing relics of martyrs.
- a structure or a recess in some old churches in which the Eucharist was deposited with due ceremonies on Good Friday and taken out at Easter in commemoration of Christ's entombment and Resurrection.
- to place in a sepulcher; bury.
- sepulcher (Thesaurus)