Definitions

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  • adj. Having the shape of a mummy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having some resemblance to a mummy; -- in zoölogy, said of the pupæ of certain insects.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Resembling a mummy: applied in entomology to the nymphs of certain Lepidoptera.

Etymologies

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mummy + -form

Examples

  • You can have a regular casket, or Summum's artists will take a death-mask and create a hand-made mummiform [outer shell] to fit your exact form, either in the Egyptian style or whatever asthetic or religious style you prefer.

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  • You can also have your pet mummified and encased in bronze or other materials, for the modest fee of "$6,000 to over $128,000 depending on the size of the animal and the type of mummiform you choose."

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  • Inside they found a black-grayish basalt mummiform sarcophagus coated with a layer of earth and potsherds affixed to the lid with plaster.

    Czech Egyptologists Open Shaft Tomb, Identify Royal Burial at Abusir

  • While my Lady Lostris spoke from the wings, her shad-owy alter ego on stage stood over the mummiform figure of Osiris and made a series of mystical gestures.

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  • Upon this granite hd a master mason was fashioning the likeness of the mummiform Pharaoh, with his arms crossed and the crook and flail gripped in his dead hands.

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  • The cat was positioned in half of the bronze mummiform, sculpted by Stan Watts, a well-known artist who's done work for the LDS Church, that will become her final resting place.

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  • After that he will be wrapped and placed in a sealed mummiform.

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