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3 definitions found
 for cadaver
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cadaver \Ca*da"ver\ (k[.a]*d[a^]"v[~e]r; k[.a]*d[=a]"v[~e]r), n.
     [L., fr cadere to fall.]
     A dead human body; a corpse.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  cadaver
      n 1: the dead body of a human being; "the cadaver was intended
           for dissection"; "the end of the police search was the
           discovery of a corpse"; "the murderer confessed that he
           threw the stiff in the river"; "honor comes to bless the
           turf that wraps their clay" [syn: cadaver, corpse,
           stiff, clay, remains]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  34 Moby Thesaurus words for "cadaver":
     ashes, body, bones, carcass, carrion, clay, corpse, corpus delicti,
     crowbait, dead body, dead man, dead person, decedent, dry bones,
     dust, earth, embalmed corpse, food for worms, late lamented,
     mortal remains, mummification, mummy, organic remains, relics,
     reliquiae, remains, skeleton, stiff, tenement of clay, the dead,
     the deceased, the defunct, the departed, the loved one
  
  

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