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mum•my



Pronunciation: (mum'ē), [key]
n., pl. -mies,
v., -mied, -my•ing.


n.
1. the dead body of a human being or animal preserved by the ancient Egyptian process or some similar method of embalming.
2. a dead body dried and preserved by nature.
3. a withered or shrunken living being.
4. a dry, shriveled fruit, tuber, or other plant organ, resulting from any of several fungous diseases.

v.t.
to make into or cause to resemble a mummy; mummify.

mum•my



Pronunciation: (mum'ē), [key]
n.,
pl. -mies.
Chiefly Brit.
mother.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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