мумиё

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Russian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Persian مومیا ‎(mumiyâ) via Tajik мӯмиё ‎(mümiyo) or мумиё ‎(mumiyo).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

мумиё ‎(mumijóm inan ‎(indeclinable) or
мумиё ‎(mumijón inan ‎(genitive мумия́, nominative plural мумия́, genitive plural муми́й)

  1. (usually indeclinable) mumijo, natural 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.)

Declension[edit]

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