obituary


obituary
obituarist, n.
/oh bich"ooh er'ee/, n., pl. obituaries, adj.
n.
1. a notice of the death of a person, often with a biographical sketch, as in a newspaper.
adj.
2. of, pertaining to, or recording a death or deaths: the obituary page of a newspaper.
[1700-10; < ML obituarius, equiv. to L obitu(s) death (see OBIT) + -arius -ARY]

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