мумиё

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Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Persian مومیا (mumiyâ).

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Noun[edit]

мумиё (mumijó) n (usually not declined)

  1. mumijo, shilajit, mineral tar, mineral pitch, mountain balsam (mumijo is an organic resinous substance found at high altitudes in the Himalayas and used in traditional medicine to treat a variety of diseases. It is a dark brown or black tarry deposit in rock crevices.)