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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. dig up for reburial or for medical investigation; of dead bodies;
[syn: disinter, exhume]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Exhume \Ex*hume"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Exhumedp. pr. & vb. n.. Exhuming.] [LL. exhumare; L. ex out + humus ground, soil: cf. F. exhumer. See Humble.] To dig out of the ground; to take out of a place of burial; to disinter. --Mantell. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

exhume v 1: dig up for reburial or for medical investigation; of dead bodies [syn: disinter, exhume]