The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Tomb \Tomb\, n. [OE. tombe, toumbe, F. tombe, LL. tumba, fr. Gr.
? a tomb, grave; perhaps akin to L. tumulus a mound. Cf.
1. A pit in which the dead body of a human being is
deposited; a grave; a sepulcher.
As one dead in the bottom of a tomb. --Shak.
2. A house or vault, formed wholly or partly in the earth,
with walls and a roof, for the reception of the dead. "In
tomb of marble stones." --Chaucer.
3. A monument erected to inclose the body and preserve the
name and memory of the dead.
Hang her an epitaph upon her tomb. --Shak.
Tomb bat (Zool.), any one of species of Old World bats of
the genus Taphozous which inhabit tombs, especially the
Egyptian species (Taphozous perforatus).