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mummy

noun [C] uk   /ˈmʌm.i/ us  

mummy noun [C] (MOTHER)

UK (US mommy) child's word for mother: [as form of address] I want to go home, Mummy. Could I speak to your mummy please, Phoebe?Names people call their close relatives

mummy noun [C] (BODY)

(especially in ancient Egypt) a dead body that is prevented from decaying by being treated with special substances before being wrapped in clothAncient history: before 500 ADBurying, cremating and preserving bodies
(Definition of mummy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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