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Mummy wheat
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.

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- Turkey. Remnants of einkorn were found with the iceman mummy Ötzi, dated to 3100 BCE. Einkorn wheat commonly grows wild in the hill country in the northern...
- A corn mummy is an Ancient Egyptian sculpture of Osiris that contained corn (commonly wheat or barley). The rest of the mummy was made up of other materials...
- 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...
- Ötzi, also called the Iceman, is the natural mummy of a man who lived some time between 3350 and 3105 BC, discovered in September 1991 in the Ötztal Alps...
- classically depicted as a green-skinned deity with a pharaoh's beard, partially mummy-wrapped at the legs, wearing a distinctive atef crown, and holding a symbolic...
- Company, producing winter wheat Flour. That same year Washburn sent William Hood Dunwoody to England to open the market for spring wheat. Dunwoody was successful...
- Mills (1974–1983) New Version (2013; renamed Frute Brute) Fruity Yummy MummyGeneral Mills (1988–1993) New Version (2013) Monsters University Cereal...
- Picture Ball Maurice Burkhart 4070 I'd Love To Fall Asleep And Wake Up In Mummy's Arms Reese Jones 4071 My Lovin' Sing Song Man Bernard & Kamplain 4072...
- Monster Puffs are a honey-flavoured breakfast cereal made from sugar-coated wheat sold in the United Kingdom. The cereal was originally sold as Sugar Puffs...
- lid. Grains of wheat and barley have been found embedded in the resin on the underside of the coffin. The reddish color of the mummy-cover could be due...