Mortician meaning

môr-tĭshən
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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.

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(US) An undertaker or funeral director.
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Origin of mortician

  • Latin mors mort- death mortal –ician

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin mort- (“death") +"Ž -ician.

    From Wiktionary