muller

noun
mull·​er | \ ˈmə-lər How to pronounce muller (audio) \

Definition of muller

: a stone or piece of wood, metal, or glass used as a pestle for pounding or grinding

First Known Use of muller

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for muller

alteration of Middle English molour, probably from mullen to grind

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“Muller.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/muller. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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muller

noun
mull·​er | \ ˈməl-ər How to pronounce muller (audio) \

Medical Definition of muller

: a stone or piece of wood, metal, or glass having a usually flat base and often a handle and held in the hand to pound, grind, or mix a material (as a drug) or to polish a surface : pestle

Muller biographical name (1)

Mul·​ler | \ ˈmə-lər How to pronounce Muller (audio) \

Definition of Muller

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Hermann Joseph 1890–1967 American geneticist

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biographical name (2)
Mül·​ler | \ ˈmᵫ-lər How to pronounce Müller (audio) \

Definition of Müller (Entry 2 of 6)

Herta 1953–     German (Romanian-born) writer

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Mül·​ler | \ ˈmyü-lər How to pronounce Müller (audio) , ˈmi-, ˈmə- How to pronounce Müller (audio) \

Definition of Müller (Entry 3 of 6)

(Friedrich) Max 1823–1900 British (German-born) philologist

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Definition of Müller (Entry 4 of 6)

Johann 1436–1476 Regiomontanus German astronomer

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Karl Alexander 1927–     Swiss physicist

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Paul Hermann 1899–1965 Swiss chemist

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