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 for cerement
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cerement \Cere"ment\, n. [L. cera wax: cf. F. cirement.]
     (a) A cerecloth used for the special purpose of enveloping a
         dead body when embalmed.
     (b) Any shroud or wrapping for the dead.
         [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped [syn: pall,
           shroud, cerement, winding-sheet, winding-clothes]

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