transitive verb-·humed′, -·hum′ing
Origin of inhumeFrench inhumer from Classical Latin inhumare from in-, in + humus, earth: see humus
transitive verbin·humed, in·hum·ing, in·humes
Origin of inhumeFrench inhumer from Old French from Latin inhumāre in- in ; see in- 2. humus earth ; see dhghem- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present inhumes, present participle inhuming, simple past and past participle inhumed)
Latin in and humāre ("to bury").