Jump to navigation Jump to search
Grain mummy
MFA# 72.4829


1) Wet, soft earth, such as found on the ground after rain.

2) A slang term for wet plaster, mortar or cement.

Synonyms and Related Terms

boue (Fr.)

Resources and Citations

  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
  • Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998