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3 letters words from 'urn'

URN 3 

2 letters words from 'urn'

NU 2UN 2
UR 2 

All 3 letters words made out of urn

urn run unr nur rnu nru

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Definitions and meaning of urn


Alternative forms

  • urne (obsolete)


From Middle English urne, from Old French urne, from Latin urna (vessel).


  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɜːn/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɝn/
  • Rhymes: -ɜː(ɹ)n
  • Homophone: earn


urn (plural urns)

  1. A vase with a footed base.
    • 1648, John Wilkins, Mathematical Magick
      A rustic, digging in the ground by Padua, [] found an urn, or earthen pot, in which there was another urn.
    • His scattered limbs with my dead body burn, / And once more join us in the pious urn.
  2. A metal vessel for serving tea or coffee.
  3. A vessel for the ashes or cremains of a deceased person.
  4. (figuratively) Any place of burial; the grave.
  5. (historical, Roman antiquity) A measure of capacity for liquids, containing about three gallons and a half, wine measure. It was half the amphora, and four times the congius.
  6. (botany) A hollow body shaped like an urn, in which the spores of mosses are contained; a spore case; a theca.



urn (third-person singular simple present urns, present participle urning, simple past and past participle urned)

  1. (transitive) To place in an urn.

Further reading

  • urn on Wikipedia.Wikipedia


  • Nur, nur, run


Alternative forms

  • urne


Latin urna.


  • IPA(key): /ʏrn/
  • Hyphenation: urn
  • Rhymes: -ʏrn


urn f (plural urnen, diminutive urntje n)

  1. funerary urn
    Synonym: asvaas
  2. any other footed vase

Derived terms

  • urnenmuur
  • urnenveld

Source: wiktionary.org
  • URITE, an abdominal segment in insects.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)