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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mulemyul(n.)

  1. the sterile offspring of a female horse and a male donkey.

    Category: Veterinary Science, Animal Husbandry

    Ref: Compare hinny

  2. a stubborn person.

    Category: Informal

  3. a hybrid songbird, esp. of the canaryand another finch.

    Category: Ornithology

  4. any sterile hybrid plant.

    Category: Botany

  5. Slang. a person paid to transport contraband, esp. drugs, for a smuggler.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

  6. a machine for spinning cotton or other fibers into yarn and winding the yarn on spindles.

    Category: Textiles

  7. a hybrid coin having the obverse of one issue and the reverse of the succeeding issue.

    Category: Numismatics

Origin of mule:

bef. 1000; ME < OF < L mūla mule (fem.); r. OE mūl < L mūlus (masc.)

mulemyul(n.)

  1. a lounging slipper that covers the toes and instep or only the instep.

    Category: Clothing

  2. a women's shoe resembling this.

    Category: Clothing

Origin of mule:

1555–65; ME: sore spot on the heel, chilblain, perh. < MD mūle

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mule(noun)

    hybrid offspring of a male donkey and a female horse; usually sterile

  2. mule, scuff(noun)

    a slipper that has no fitting around the heel

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. mule(noun)myul

    an animal that is half horse and half donkey

Wiktionary

  1. mule(Noun)

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

  2. Origin: From Middle English (reinforced by mul (masculine), mule (feminine)), from mul, all from mulus, from mukslós (cf. Late Latin muscellus 'young he-mule', Old Russian 'mule', Ancient Greek (Phocian) 'he-ass').

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mule(noun)

    a hybrid animal; specifically, one generated between an ass and a mare, sometimes a horse and a she-ass. See Hinny

  2. Mule(noun)

    a plant or vegetable produced by impregnating the pistil of one species with the pollen or fecundating dust of another; -- called also hybrid

  3. Mule(noun)

    a very stubborn person

  4. Mule(noun)

    a machine, used in factories, for spinning cotton, wool, etc., into yarn or thread and winding it into cops; -- called also jenny and mule-jenny

Freebase

  1. Mule

    The Mule is a fictional character from Isaac Asimov's Foundation series. One of the greatest conquerors the galaxy has ever seen, he is a mentalic who has the ability to reach into the minds of others and "adjust" their emotions, individually or en masse, using this capability to conscript individuals to his cause. Not direct mind-control per se, it is a subtle influence of the subconscious; individuals under the Mule's influence behave otherwise normally - logic, memories, and personality intact. This gives the Mule the capacity to disrupt Seldon's plan by invalidating Seldon's assumption that no single individual could have a measurable effect on galactic socio-historical trends on their own, due to the plan relying on the predictability of the actions of very large numbers of people.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

mule(noun)

a loose, backless slipper.

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