mummiform

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EtymologyEdit

From mummy +‎ -form, after French momiforme.

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mummiform ‎(not comparable)

  1. Having the shape of a mummy. [from 19th c.]
    • 1990, Camille Paglia, Sexual Personae:
      Its mummiform torso is covered with bull testicles or breasts in canine profusion.
    • 1996, LaMar C. Berrett, Discovering the World of the Bible (page 296)
      After opening shrines, a stone sarcophagus, and mummiform coffins, they finally viewed the mummified body of Tutankhamon.