Origin of mumpsplural of obsolete mump, a grimace: probably from the patient's appearance
plural nounused with a sing. or pl. verb
Origin of mumpsPerhaps from pl. of dialectal mump grimace
- Massachusetts General Hospital Utility Multi-Programing System; a programming language (database) developed originally to be specifically for hierarchically arranged records, such as medical records.
mumps - Computer Definition
mumps - Medical Definition
pl.n. used with a sing. or pl. verb