muleteer

noun
mu·​le·​teer | \ ˌmyü-lə-ˈtir How to pronounce muleteer (audio) \

Definition of muleteer

: one who drives mules

First Known Use of muleteer

1538, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for muleteer

French muletier, from mulet, mule, from Old French, diminutive of mul mule

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“Muleteer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/muleteer. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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