See also: mûle and m̧uļe

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An Argentine pack mule.
Mules.

PronunciationEdit

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 East Slavic мъшкъ ‎(mŭškŭ, mule), Ancient Greek (Phocian) μυχλός ‎(mukhlós, 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. A hybrid plant.
  4. (informal) A stubborn person.
  5. (slang) A person paid to smuggle drugs.
  6. (numismatics) A coin or medal minted with obverse and reverse designs not normally seen on the same piece, either intentionally or in error.
  7. (role-playing games) A MMORPG character, or NPC companion in a tabletop RPG, used mainly to store extra inventory for 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 Citations:mule.
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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, perfect tense har mulet)

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

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mule f

  1. plural of mula

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LatinEdit

NounEdit

mūle

  1. vocative singular of mūlus

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Lower SorbianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mule

  1. inflection of mul:
    1. nominative plural
    2. accusative plural
  2. inflection of mula:
    1. genitive singular
    2. nominative plural
    3. accusative plural

Old SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse múli, from Proto-Germanic *mūlô.

NounEdit

mūle m

  1. muzzle

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mule

  1. dative singular of mul
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