De*funct" (?). a. [L. defunctus, p. p. of defungi to acquit one's self of, to perform, finish, depart, die; de + fungi to perform, discharge: cf. F. d'efunt. See Function.]

Having finished the course of life; dead; deceased.

"Defunct organs."

Shak.

The boar, defunct, lay tripped up, near. Byron.

 

© Webster 1913.


De*funct", n.

A dead person; one deceased.

 

© Webster 1913.

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