"mule" Definition

  1. n. A hybrid animal; specifically, one generated between an ass and a mare, sometimes a horse and a she-ass. See Hinny.
  2. n. A plant or vegetable produced by impregnating the pistil of one species with the pollen or fecundating dust of another; -- called also hybrid.
  3. n. A very stubborn person.
  4. n. 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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Position in dictionary: 64226 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., n., n.,
Words that start with "mule": 5
Words that end with "mule": 14
Words that contain "mule": 26
Next words in dictionary: mule-jenny, muleteer, mulewort, muley, muliebrity, mulier, mulierly, mulierose, mulierosity, mulierty
Previous words in dictionary: mulctuary, mulcting, mulcted, mulctary, mulct, mulching, mulched, mulch, mulberry-faced, mulberry

English Dictionary Definition of mule

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