- a vase, esp. one with a foot or pedestal
- a vase or other container used or designed to hold the ashes of a cremated body
- a large metal container with a faucet, used for making and serving hot coffee, tea, etc.
- Bot. the part of a moss capsule that bears the spores
Origin of urnMiddle English from Classical Latin urna, urn; akin to urceus, jug