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mummy a corpse preserved by embalming, esp. one embalmed and wrapped by or in the manner of the ancient Egyptians.
mumps (used with a sing. or pl. verb) an infectious disease, usu. affecting children, that causes inflammation of the salivary glands and sometimes of the reproductive organs.
mum's the word keep this a secret.
munch to chew vigorously and often noisily, with a crunching sound.
munchies (informal) food for snacking; snacks. [2 definitions]
mundane of or pertaining to what is common and everyday; ordinary; commonplace. [2 definitions]
Munich Pact an agreement made in 1938 by Great Britain, France, and Italy to allow Germany to annex part of Czechoslovakia.
municipal of or relating to a local government or governmental unit.
municipality an incorporated political unit or its government.
municipalize to bring under the ownership or control of a municipality. [2 definitions]
munificence great generosity or bounty; lavishness.
munificent having or showing great generosity.
munition (usu. pl.) provisions for military undertakings, such as weapons, equipment, and ammunition. [2 definitions]
muon an unstable subatomic particle with a positive or negative charge, having 207 times the mass of an electron.
mural a picture, usu. large in scale, painted on or made a part of a wall or ceiling. [3 definitions]
murder the deliberate and illegal killing of a person. [5 definitions]
murderer a person who kills another person intentionally and with selfish motives.
murderous guilty or capable of murder; likely or intending to commit murder. [3 definitions]
murex any of various spiny-shelled marine snails of tropical waters, formerly an important source of royal purple dye.
muricate in biology, having a surface that is rough with short, sharp points.
murk darkness or obscurity. [2 definitions]