muley

adjective

mu·​ley ˈmyü-lē How to pronounce muley (audio)
ˈmu̇-,
ˈmü-
: polled, hornless
especially : naturally hornless

Word History

Etymology

of Celtic origin; akin to Irish & Scottish Gaelic maol bald, hornless, Welsh moel

First Known Use

1836, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of muley was in 1836

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Cite this Entry

“Muley.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/muley. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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