مومیا

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From موم (mum, wax).

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مومیا (mumiyâ)

  1. shilajit, mumijo
    • 982, Hudūd-ul-Ālam:
      و از دارابگرد فارس مومیایی خیزد که به همه جهان جایی دیگر نبود.
      wa az Dārābgard-i Fārs mōmiyāyē xēzad ka ba hama-yi jahān jāyē dīgar nabwad.
      and in Darabgard of Fars [Persis] a kind of shilajit is found which cannot be found anywhere else in the world.
  2. the substance with which mummies are preserved
  3. mummy

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