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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Dry up and shrivel due to complete loss of moisture; Remove the organs and dry out (a dead body) in order to preserve it; Preserve while making lifeless.

Usage examples (31)
  • Australian bees 'mummify' their beetle enemy alive
  • But we didn't mummify our daughter's diapers either.
  • As a side note, did the Chinese actually mummify their royalty?
  • They layer me in goo and basically mummify me without taking my organs. for more
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