noun mu·let·ta \m(y)üˈletə\

Definition of muletta



  1. :  a Portuguese coasting ship that is similar to a tartan, has a large lateen sail, uses a jumble of sails when fishing, and has a pointed bow painted with a human eye

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Origin and Etymology of muletta

Portuguese muleta, probably diminutive of mula she-mule, from Latin

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a brief usually trivial fact

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