Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to burial.

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Usage examples "mortuary":

  1. Into every cranny, on every trail; Always the snow and its winding- sheet, The mortuary snow so pale. - "Poems of Emile Verhaeren", Emile Verhaeren.
  2. " Lying in the mortuary at Paddington," answered the official quietly. - "The Rayner-Slade Amalgamation", J. S. Fletcher.
  3. He cut short all further questioning by desiring her to come at once to the mortuary hall. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.