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mummy

mum·my

mummy

 
 
pronunciation:
muh mi
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part of speech: noun
inflections: mummies
definition: a corpse preserved by embalming, esp. one embalmed and wrapped by or in the manner of the ancient Egyptians.
The archeologists found mummies in the ancient tomb.The baby was so wrapped up that she looked like a mummy!
 
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