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noun mull·er \ ˈmə-lər \

Definition of muller

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

Origin and Etymology of muller

alteration of Middle English molour, probably from mullen to grind


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biographical name Mul·ler \ ˈmə-lər \

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Hermann Joseph 1890–1967 American geneticist

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biographical name Mül·ler \ ˈmᵫ-lər \

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Herta 1953–     German (Romanian-born) writer

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biographical name Mül·ler \ ˈmyü-lər , ˈmi- , ˈmə- \

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

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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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muller

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noun mull·er \ ˈməl-ər \

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

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