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Definition of Mules
MuleMule Mule (m[=u]l), n. [F., a she-mule, L. mula, fem. of
mulus; cf. Gr. my`klos, mychlo`s. Cf. AS. m[=u]l, fr. L.
mulus. Cf. Mulatto.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) A hybrid animal; specifically, one generated
between an ass and a mare, sometimes a horse and a
she-ass. See Hinny.
Note: Mules are much used as draught animals. They are hardy,
and proverbial for stubbornness.
2. (Bot.) A plant or vegetable produced by impregnating the
pistil of one species with the pollen or fecundating dust
of another; -- called also hybrid.
3. A very stubborn person.
4. 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.
Mule armadillo (Zo["o]l.), a long-eared armadillo (Tatusia
hybrida), native of Buenos Aires; -- called also mulita.
See Illust. under Armadillo.
Mule deer (Zo["o]l.), a large deer (Cervus, or Cariacus,
macrotis) of the Western United States. The name refers
to its long ears.
Mule pulley (Mach.), an idle pulley for guiding a belt
which transmits motion between shafts that are not
Mule twist, cotton yarn in cops, as spun on a mule; -- in
distinction from yarn spun on a throstle frame.
Meaning of Mules from wikipedia
- the mule
's female parent
can be lightweight, medium weight
or when produced
from draft horse
mares, of moderately heavy
- A mule
is the offspring
of a female horse
and a male donkey. Mule
or The Mule
can also refer
(sheep), in British sheep
- sixteenth-century Europe. There, mules
were bedroom slippers
and not worn in public. Through
the centuries, mules
is a free peer-to-peer file sharing application
in May 2002 as an alternative
to eDonkey2000, eMule
- press. Mules
are necessary because automakers
must ****ess new aspects
for both strengths
and weaknesses before
to this problem. Mules
had used this mixture since
the 1880s, and cotton mules
than the other mules
, and needed
- Army Mules
are a group
of mules which serve
as the mascots
for the United States Military Academy
in West Point, New York. The tradition
- (1935). Mules
and Men. J.B. Lippincott
Company. p. 17. Lin, Jung-Hsien (2013). "Between Literature
and Science: Inscribing
(Chinese: 穆棱; pinyin: Mùlíng
) is a county-level city of Mudanjiang, southeastern Heilongjiang
province, China, bordering
- Twenty-mule teams
of eighteen mules
and two horses attached
to large wagons
that transported borax
out of Death Valley
from 1883 to 1889. They...
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