muley

adjective
mu·ley | \ˈmyü-lē, ˈmu̇-, ˈmü-\

Definition of muley 

: polled, hornless especially : naturally hornless

First Known Use of muley

1836, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for muley

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

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