a snug-fitting sleeping bag tapered from the shoulders to the feet, enclosing both the body and head except for a small opening for the face.
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Origin of mummy bag
so called because its shape resembles a wrapped Egyptian mummy
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a sleeping bag with a hood
Word Origin for mummy bag
C20: so called because the wearer resembles a mummified body
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