mummify - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/ˈmʌmɪfaɪ/
present tense
I/you/we/theymummify
he/she/itmummifies
present participlemummifying
past tensemummified
past participlemummified
  1. to preserve a dead body by treating it with special oils and wrapping it in long narrow pieces of cloth to prevent it from decaying
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derived word

mummification

 

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/ˌmʌmɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun [uncountable]
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