What does mullet mean?

Definitions for mulletˈmʌl ɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mullet, grey mullet, gray mullet(noun)

    highly valued lean flesh of marine or freshwater mullet

  2. mullet, grey mullet, gray mullet(noun)

    freshwater or coastal food fishes a spindle-shaped body; found worldwide

  3. mullet(noun)

    bottom dwelling marine warm water fishes with two barbels on the chin

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mullet(noun)

    any one of numerous fishes of the genus Mugil; -- called also gray mullets. They are found on the coasts of both continents, and are highly esteemed as food. Among the most valuable species are Mugil capito of Europe, and M. cephalus which occurs both on the European and American coasts

  2. Mullet(noun)

    any species of the genus Mullus, or family Mullidae; called also red mullet, and surmullet, esp. the plain surmullet (Mullus barbatus), and the striped surmullet (M. surmulletus) of Southern Europe. The former is the mullet of the Romans. It is noted for the brilliancy of its colors. See Surmullet

  3. Mullet(noun)

    a star, usually five pointed and pierced; -- when used as a difference it indicates the third son

  4. Mullet(noun)

    small pinchers for curling the hair

  5. Origin: [OE. molet, mulet, F. mulet, fr. L. mullus.]


  1. Mullet

    The mullet is a hairstyle that is short at the front and sides, and long in the back. The mullet began to appear in popular media in the 1960s and 1970s but did not become generally well known until the early 1980s. It continued to be popular until the mid-1990s.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mullet

    mul′et, n. a genus of fishes nearly cylindrical in form, highly esteemed for the table. [Fr. mulet—L. mullus, the red mullet.]

  2. Mullet

    mul′et, n. the rowel of a spur: (her.) a five-pointed star—a mark of cadency, indicating the third son. [O. Fr. molette—L. mola, a mill.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mullet in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mullet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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