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Definition of Mummy


  1. A dead body embalmed and dried after the manner of the ancient Egyptians; also, a body preserved, by any means, in a dry state, from the process of putrefaction.
  2. Dried flesh of a mummy.
  3. A gummy liquor that exudes from embalmed flesh when heated; -- formerly supposed to have magical and medicinal properties.
  4. A brown color obtained from bitumen. See Mummy brown (below).
  5. A sort of wax used in grafting, etc.
  6. One whose affections and energies are withered.
  7. To embalm; to mummify.
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Mummy Translations

mummy in Dutch is mummie
mummy in German is Mumie
mummy in Italian is mamma
mummy in Spanish is momia
mummy in Swedish is mumie, mamma