from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. The ashes that remain after cremation of a corpse.
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- n. Cremated remains of a deceased person.
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- n. the remains of a dead body after cremation
Blend of cremated, past participle of cremate and remains.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Blend of cremated and remains. Apparently a euphemism used by undertakers. (Wiktionary)