Mummy wheat

(Bot.) wheat found in the ancient mummy cases of Egypt. No botanist now believes that genuine mummy wheat has been made to germinate in modern times.

See also: Mummy

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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These wheat were called mummy wheat that has been surrounded by many theories since it was discovered.
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