columbarium

Primary Meanings of columbarium

1.
n
a sepulchral vault or other structure having recesses in the walls to receive cinerary urns
2.
n
a birdhouse for pigeons
Full Definitions of columbarium
1

n a sepulchral vault or other structure having recesses in the walls to receive cinerary urns

Type of:
burial vault, vault
a burial chamber (usually underground)

n a niche for a funeral urn containing the ashes of the cremated dead

Synonyms:
cinerarium
Type of:
niche, recess
an enclosure that is set back or indented
2

n a birdhouse for pigeons

Synonyms:
columbary, dovecote
Type of:
birdhouse
a shelter for birds

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