（νεκροκαύστης). The person who assisted the undertaker
(pollinctor, libitinarius) in laying out a corpse upon the pyre for
burning (Mart.iii. 93). The occupation was regarded as a low and
somewhat degraded one (Lucan, viii. 731). See Funus.
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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