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mummy

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noun mum·my \ˈmə-mē\

Definition of mummy

plural

mummies

  1. 1a :  a body embalmed or treated for burial with preservatives in the manner of the ancient Egyptiansb :  a body unusually well preserved

  2. 2 :  one resembling a mummy

Origin and Etymology of mummy

Middle English mummie powdered parts of a mummified body used as a drug, from Anglo-French mumie, from Medieval Latin mumia mummy, powdered mummy, from Arabic mūmiya bitumen, mummy, from Persian mūm wax


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mummy

mum·my

Definition of mummy

  1. chiefly British spelling of mommy


MUMMY Defined for Kids

mummy

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noun mum·my \ˈmə-mē\

Definition of mummy for Students

plural

mummies

  1. :  a dead body preserved for burial in the manner of the ancient Egyptians



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