Definitions for "Suttee"
Keywords:  widow, pyre, funeral, immolation, hindu
A Hindoo widow who immolates herself, or is immolated, on the funeral pile of her husband; -- so called because this act of self-immolation is regarded as envincing excellence of wifely character.
The act of burning a widow on the funeral pile of her husband.
the burning of a wife on her husband's funeral pyre.