Sepulcher vs Sepulchre - What's the difference?

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Sepulchre is an alternative form of sepulcher.

Sepulcher is an alternative form of sepulchre.


As nouns the difference between sepulcher and sepulchre

is that sepulcher is a burial chamber while sepulchre is a burial chamber.

As verbs the difference between sepulcher and sepulchre

is that sepulcher is to bury the dead while sepulchre is to place in a sepulchre.

sepulcher

English

Alternative forms

* sepulchre (UK)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A burial chamber.
  • Synonyms

    * tomb

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To bury the dead.
  • Synonyms

    * inter

    sepulchre

    English

    Alternative forms

    * sepulcher (chiefly US)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A burial chamber.
  • Synonyms

    * tomb

    Verb

    (sepulchr)
  • To place in a sepulchre.
  • * Milton
  • And so sepulchred in such pomp dost lie / That kings for such a tomb would wish to die.

    Anagrams

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