Synonyms for embalmer

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The action of the air had already undone all the art of the embalmer.

A few minutes later the embalmer entered bringing them food.

I have already placed in the hands of Chigron, the embalmer, a large sum of money.

“I think, indeed, that that will be the best plan,” the embalmer agreed.

"He has gone to his work in the house of the embalmer," was the answer.

You open the corpses, you go in and out of the house of the embalmer.

The face (which had been left by the embalmer exposed) confronted mine.

On examination it was found that the work of the embalmer had been most thorough.

They were given to us by an embalmer of the dead who had found them in a tomb.

Babies with lintels, grains of corn or shoe-buttons up their noses, purple in the face and waiting for the doctor or the embalmer.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., from Middle French embaumer "preserve (a corpse) with spices," from en- "in" (see en- (1)) + baume "balm" (see balm) + -er verbal suffix. The -l- inserted in English 1500s in imitation of Latin. Related: Embalmed; embalming.

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