Examples of mummify in a Sentence
learning how ancient Egyptians mummified their dead
a body that mummified in the desert heat
a body that was mummified by the desert heat
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In order to find out which chemicals were used to mummify meat, Evershed and his team used mass spectroscopy to analyze samples of the bandages taken from four meat mummies housed in Egypt’s Cairo Museum and the British Museum in London.
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First Known Use of mummify
MUMMIFY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mummify for English Language Learners
: to preserve (a dead body) by treating it with oils and wrapping it in strips of cloth
: to become very dry and wrinkled
Medical Definition of mummify
transitive verb: to embalm and dry as or as if a mummy
2a: to make into or like a mummyb: to cause to dry up and shrivel
intransitive verb: to dry up and shrivel like a mummy a mummified fetus
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