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Definition of Mummies

Mummies
Mummy Mum"my, n.; pl. Mummies. [F. momie; cf. Sp. & Pg. momia, It. mummia; all fr. Per. m?miy[=a], fr. m?m wax.] 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. --Bacon. 2. Dried flesh of a mummy. [Obs.] --Sir. J. Hill. 3. A gummy liquor that exudes from embalmed flesh when heated; -- formerly supposed to have magical and medicinal properties. [Obs.] --Shak. --Sir T. Herbert. 4. A brown color obtained from bitumen. See Mummy brown (below). 5. (Gardening) A sort of wax used in grafting, etc. 6. One whose affections and energies are withered. Mummy brown, a brown color, nearly intermediate in tint between burnt umber and raw umber. A pigment of this color is prepared from bitumen, etc., obtained from Egyptian tombs. Mummy wheat (Bot.), wheat found in the ancient mummy cases of Egypt. No botanist now believes that genuine mummy wheat has been made to germinate in modern times. To beat to a mummy, to beat to a senseless mass; to beat soundly.

Meaning of Mummies from wikipedia

- artifacts. Over one million animal mummies have been found in Egypt, many of which are cats. Many of the Egyptian animal mummies are sacred ibis, and radiocarbon...
- the moniker the Mummies and immediately became known for their style of dress, clothing themselves in tattered rags like actual mummies. This homemade...
- Llullaillaco (Spanish: [(ɟ)ʝuʝajˈʝako]), also known as the Mummies of Llullaillaco, are three Inca child mummies discovered on 16 March 1999 by Johan Reinhard and...
- The Tarim mummies are a series of mummies discovered in the Tarim Basin in present-day Xinjiang, China, which date from 1800 BC to the first centuries...
- mummies. Mummification can also be described as externally prepared mummies, internally prepared mummies (Egyptian Pharos), and reconstructed mummies...
- Momias ("The Museum of the Mummies") in 1969. As of 2007, 59 mummies were on display, of a collection that totals 111. "The mummies began to be exhumed from...
- Yummy Mummies is an Australian reality television series that premiered on 9 July 2017 on the Seven Network. Yummy Mummies follows wealthy, expectant mums...
- food to the afterlife, Egyptians would surround human mummies by what are known as victual mummies. These animals were prepared by dehydrating the meat...
- Mummies Alive is a 2015 six-part television historical do****entary series about mummies, that was shown on various networks, including on Smithsonian...
- brown, a pigment claimed to be made from mummies Mummy paper, a paper claimed to be made from mummies Mummy wasp, wasp of the genus Aleiodes Mummification...
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