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Botany the spore-producing capsule of a moss
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Urn

A vase of varying size and shape, usually having a footed base or pedestal, and used as a decorative device; originally, to contain ashes from the dead.
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urn

[ərn]
(botany)
The theca of a moss.
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URN

(Uniform Resource Name) A name that identifies a resource on the Internet. Unlike URLs, which use network addresses (domain, directory path, file name), URNs use regular words that are protocol and location independent. Providing a higher level of abstraction, URNs are persistent (never change) and require a resolution service similar to the DNS system in order to convert names into real addresses. For the most part, URNs have evolved into XRI identifiers (see XDI). See URI and URL.
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The lead urns graced Marcus Dill's glorious seven-bedroom Cotswolds home, Idlicote House, in Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, before he sold them at auction in 2009.
Brian Kirke, 81, said he "almost passed out" when he opened the bag he was given by AG Adams & Son funeral directors in Barry - adding he wished he had been warned her remains wouldn't be in an urn.
Designers Anna Citelli and Raoul Bretzel,  who live and work in Italy, created the Capsula Mundi urns with the goal of bringing design to the world of death.
In 2011, Mahant had brought 135 urns filled with ashes of Hindu residents of Karachi to immerse them in the Ganga.
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The Bios Urn company (www.UrnaBios.com) aims to convert cemeteries into forests with its biodegradable urns, which are made of coconut shell, compacted peat and cellulose, and are designed to support the early growth of a tree.