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Definition of Mule


  1. A hybrid animal; specifically, one generated between an ass and a mare, sometimes a horse and a she-ass. See Hinny.
  2. 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.
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Mule Translations

mule in Dutch is muiltje, slof, muil
mule in French is mulet
mule in German is Maultier, Maultier, Maulesel
mule in Italian is mulo
mule in Portuguese is mula
mule in Spanish is mulo, mula