plural -s
: 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

Word History


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

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“Muletta.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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