a culturally-tied ritual, spiritual event, or tradition corresponding to death and the deceased.

DEATH RITE: "In some cultures, death rites are referred to as transition rites, rooted in the belief that death is not an ending but a crossing over to a new phase of life."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DEATH RITE," in, April 7, 2013, (accessed April 18, 2021).