- The definition of a mortician is an undertaker - a person whose job it is to host funerals for the dead.
A man who you go to see when your loved one dies who will pick up the body, make up the body, put the body in a casket and host a funeral is an example of a mortician.
Origin of mortician; from Classical Latin mors, death (see mortal) + -ician
Origin of morticianLatin mors, mort-, death; see mortal + –ician.
- (US) An undertaker or funeral director
From Latin mort- (“death") +"Ž -ician.