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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.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
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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