Definition of funeral parlour noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


funeral parlour

BrE BrE//ˈfjuːnərəl pɑːlə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfjuːnərəl pɑːrlər//
(especially US English funeral parlor) (also funeral home North American English, British English) (North American English also mortuary)
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a place where dead people are prepared for being buried or cremated (= burned) and where visitors can see the body