mum

  1. of China
  2. informal terms for a mother
  3. secrecy

Mum

(Chrysanthemum) These hardy plants are natives of China, Japan, northern Africa, and southern Europe. They belong to the Daisy family, Compositae. Their flowers come in every color except blue. Their blooms come in a huge variety of shapes and sizes. Some are spherical in shape and have incurved petals at the center. Some have tubular-shaped petals...
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mum

[adj] - failing to speak or communicate etc when expected to 2. [n] - secrecy
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Mum

Mum adjective [ Of imitative origin. Confer Mumble .] Silent; not speaking. Thackeray. « The citizens are mum , and speak not a word.» Shak.
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Mum

Mum interj. Be silent! Hush! « Mum , then, and no more.» Shak.
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Mum

Mum noun Silence. [ R.] Hudibras.
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mum

silent adjective failing to speak or communicate etc when expected to; `the witness remained silent`
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Mum

• (n.) A sort of strong beer, originally made in Brunswick, Germany. • (n.) Silence. • (a.) Silent; not speaking. • (interj.) Be silent! Hush!
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mum

(from the article `Chrysanthemum`) genus of ornamental plants in the family Asteraceae, containing about 100 species native primarily to subtropical and temperate areas of the Old ...
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Mum

Mum is a malt liquor made of malt wheat, oats and bean meal. It was brewed extensively in Brunswick at the start of the 20th century.
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Mum

[deodorant] Mum was the first brand of commercial deodorant. Containing a zinc compound as its active ingredient, it was developed and patented by an inventor in Philadelphia in 1888 whose name has been lost to history. It was named for the term `mum` meaning `to keep silent` as in the popular phrase `Mum`s the word` Mum was originally sold...
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