—n. 1. the dead body of a human being or animal preserved by the ancient Egyptian process or some similar method of embalming.
2. a dead body dried and preserved by nature.
3. a withered or shrunken living being.
4. a dry, shriveled fruit, tuber, or other plant organ, resulting from any of several fungous diseases.
—v.t. to make into or cause to resemble a mummy; mummify.