The definition of cadaver is a dead body.(noun)
An example of cadaver is the body that is identified at a morgue.
See cadaver in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L, prob. < cadere, to fall: see case
See cadaver in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Latin cadāver
Origin: , from cadere, to fall, die; see kad- in Indo-European roots.
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