Pronunciation: (bē'gum, bā'-), [key]
(in India) a high-ranking Muslim woman, esp. a widow.
Pronunciation: (bi-gum'), [key]
—v.t., -gummed, -gum•ming.
to smear, soil, clog, etc., with or as if with gum or a gummy substance.
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