Etymology

1. urn

noun. ['ˈɝːn'] a large vase that usually has a pedestal or feet.

Etymology

  • urna (Latin)
  • uro (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Urn

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  • discern
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  • obyrne
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  • kirn
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Example sentences of the word urn


1. Noun, singular or mass
Cut your piece of cloth to roughly fit the inside of the urn.

Quotes containing the word urn


1. Tonight is For the Dying I've seen it grow dark ten-thousand times, yet never once mourned the loss of light, until tonight. Tonight I'm dying, dying, dying; before morn I may be ash in an urn, I know the light will return, maybe keeping ablaze its promise to others. Maybe not.If I had my druthers, the others would bedying, dying, dying, too,tonight.
- Beryl Dov

2. urn-shaped

adjective. having a concave shape like an urn.

Antonyms

  • protrusive

3. urn

noun. ['ˈɝːn'] a large pot for making coffee or tea.

Synonyms

  • pot
  • tea urn
  • samovar

Etymology

  • urna (Latin)
  • uro (Latin)
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