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Pronunciation : O*bit"u*a*ry
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [See Obit.]
Definition : Defn: Of or pertaining to the death of a person or persons; as, an obituary notice; obituary poetry.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : O*bit"u*a*ry
Part of Speech : n.;
Etymology : [Cf. F. obituaire. See Obit.]
Definition : 1. That which pertains to, or is called forth by, the obit or death of a person; esp., an account of a deceased person; a notice of the death of a person, accompanied by a biographical sketch.

2. (R.C.Ch.)

Defn: A list of the dead, or a register of anniversary days when service is performed for the dead.

pl. Obituaries.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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