- Epitaph is a (short) piece of writing or a poem about a dead person, written on their gravestone
- Short piece of writing on a gravestone in memory of a dead person
- Inscription on a tomb
What is epitaph and what does epitaph mean? Read about the definition and meaning of epitaph
Etymology & Origin of epitaph
First coined circa 1200. from the Medieval Latin word 'epitaphium'