See also: mûle and m̧uļe

EnglishEdit

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An Argentine pack mule.
Mules.

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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English (reinforced by Anglo-Norman mul (masculine), mule (feminine)), from Old English mūl, all from Latin mūlus, from Proto-Indo-European *mukslós (compare Late Latin muscellus 'young he-mule', Old Russian mŭškŭ 'mule', Ancient Greek (Phocian) mychlós 'he-ass').

NounEdit

mule (plural mules)

  1. A generally sterile male or female hybrid offspring of a male donkey and a female horse.
  2. A generally sterile hybrid offspring of any two species of animals.
  3. (informal) A stubborn person.
  4. (slang) A person paid to smuggle drugs.
  5. (numismatics) A coin or medal minted with obverse and reverse designs not normally seen on the same piece, either intentionally or in error.
  6. (gaming) A character on an MMORPG used mainly to store extra inventory of the owner's primary character.
    • 2007, David L. McClard, Verotopia Online: The MMORPG of the Century, Xlibris (2007), ISBN 9781425772895, page 89:
      He was in the middle of organizing his massive stash of rare and exquisite bounty, all kept safely in the inventory cache of a mule, an entirely separate character which he paid a monthly fee to maintain exclusively for that purpose.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see the citations page.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle French mule (slipper), from Latin mulleus calceus (red shoe), from mullus (red).

NounEdit

mule (plural mules)

  1. A shoe that has no fitting or strap around the heel, but which covers the foot.
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DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /muːlə/, [ˈmuːlə]

NounEdit

mule c (singular definite mulen, plural indefinite muler)

  1. muzzle

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VerbEdit

mule (imperative mul, infinitive at mule, present tense muler, past tense mulede, past participle har mulet)

  1. pommel, pummel, pound, lick
  2. sulk

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mule

  1. plural form of mula

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mule

  1. vocative singular of mulus

PolishEdit

NounEdit

mule

  1. Locative singular of muł
  2. Vocative singular of muł

NounEdit

mule

  1. Nominative plural of mul
  2. Accusative plural of mul
  3. Vocative plural of mul

NounEdit

mule

  1. Nominative plural of mula
  2. Accusative plural of mula
  3. Vocative plural of mula

AdjectiveEdit

mule

  1. Neuter singular form of muli
  2. Neuter plural form of muli
  3. Feminine plural form of muli
  4. Non-personal masculine plural form of muli

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NounEdit

mule

  1. dative singular of mul
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