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mule

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1mule

noun \ˈmyül\

Definition of MULE

1
a :  a hybrid between a horse and a donkey; especially :  the offspring of a male donkey and a mare
b :  a self-sterile plant whether hybrid or not
c :  a usually sterile hybrid
2
:  a very stubborn person
3
:  a machine for simultaneously drawing and twisting fiber into yarn or thread and winding it into cops
4
slang :  a person who smuggles or delivers illicit substances (as drugs)

Origin of MULE

Middle English, from Anglo-French mul, from Latin mulus
First Known Use: 13th century

Other Animal Husbandry Terms

apiary, bantam, calico, girth, hogwash, mast, rut

2mule

noun

Definition of MULE

:  a shoe or slipper without quarter or heel strap — compare scuff

Origin of MULE

Middle French, a kind of slipper, from Latin mulleus shoe worn by magistrates
First Known Use: 1562

Other Clothing Terms

babushka, brogue, bumbershoot, cravat, dishabille, furbelow, layette, raiment, spectator

mule

noun \ˈmyü(ə)l\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MULE

:  a hybrid between a horse and a donkey; especially :  the offspring of a male donkey and a mare

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