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Noun mummy has 2 senses
  1. ma, mama, mamma, mom, momma, mommy, mammy, mum, mummy, mater - informal terms for a mother
    --1 is a kind of mother, female parent
  2. mummy - a body embalmed and dried and wrapped for burial (as in ancient Egypt)
    --2 is a kind of
    body, dead body
    Derived forms: verb mummify2, verb mummify3

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Noun (1):

A preserved body or corpse, typically a human or animal, that has been intentionally dried or otherwise treated to prevent decay.

Example sentence: The ancient Egyptians were known for their elaborate mummy preservation techniques.

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Noun (2):

A mother.

Example sentence: His mummy gave him a hug before leaving for work.

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(Rare) To preserve (a body) as a mummy.

Example sentence: The ancient civilization mummified their deceased rulers.

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Characteristic of or like a mummy.

Example sentence: The eerie silence in the tomb created a mummy-like atmosphere.

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Feeling weak, tired, or lethargic.

Example sentence: After a long day at work, she felt mummy and could barely keep her eyes open.

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