from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or pertaining to cinerea
- adj. cinereous, ashen
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to the cinerea of the brain.
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To make matters worse, there's an alternate form cinereal defined as 'cinereous.'
Burnett to restrain the roving eyes of the congregation and make gallants better attend to their devotions; all these, in addition to the memorial slabs and tablets, and weeping angels over cinereal urns, tend to give the church that air of ugliness and comfort which the modern churchman detests.
His cinereal ashes may lie beneath the cypresses, near the dust of the “Adonais” of his muse, under Roman sod, and where he said:
His cinereal ashes may lie beneath the cypresses, near the dust of the
"Why, the ashes of the dead were collected and preserved in these cinereal urns; and what are ashes but earthy salts?