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  1. mummify

    • IPA[ˈmʌmɪfʌɪ]

    英式

    • v.
      (especially in ancient Egypt) preserve (a body) by embalming and wrapping it in cloth;dry up (something, especially a body) and so preserve it
    • verb: mummify, 3rd person present: mummifies, gerund or present participle: mummifying, past tense: mummified, past participle: mummified

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    • 1. (especially in ancient Egypt) preserve (a body) by embalming and wrapping it in cloth her remains were mummified over 2,000 years ago
    • dry up (something, especially a body) and so preserve it the bodies of prehistoric men, mummified by the effect of the acid in the bog water
    • adj.
      (of a body in ancient Egypt) preserved by embalming and wrapping in cloth: the mummified bodies entombed in the pyramids of Egypt

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • adj.
      (of a body in ancient Egypt) preserved by embalming and wrapping in cloth: the mummified bodies entombed in the pyramids of Egypt

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈməməˌfī]

    美式

    • v.
      (especially in ancient Egypt) preserve (a body) by embalming and wrapping it in cloth: her remains were mummified over 2,000 years ago

    Oxford American Dictionary