- (v.t.) To preserve from decay or oblivion as if with balm; to perpetuate in remembrance.
- (v.t.) To fill or imbue with sweet odor; to perfume.
- (v.t.) To anoint all over with balm; especially, to preserve from decay by means of balm or other aromatic oils or spices; to fill or impregnate (a dead body), with aromatics and drugs that it may resist putrefaction.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
|APA||Webster's. (2011). embalm. Retrieved February 22, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/embalm/definitions/2002415|
|Chicago||Webster's. 2011. "embalm" http://smartdefine.org/embalm/definitions/2002415 (accessed February 22, 2019).|
|Harvard||Webster's 2011, embalm, Smart Define, viewed 22 February, 2019, <http://smartdefine.org/embalm/definitions/2002415>.|
|MLA||Webster's. "embalm" 27 May 2011. Web. 22 February 2019. <http://smartdefine.org/embalm/definitions/2002415>|