Hummum

noun Hum·mum \ˈhə(ˌ)məm\
variants: less commonly

Hummums

\-)məmz\

Definition of Hummum

plural

Hummums

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Origin and Etymology of hummum

from the Hummums, a 17th century bathhouse in Covent Garden, London, England, from Turkish hamam, from Arabic hammām bath


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