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4 letters words from 'mule'

MULE 6 

3 letters words from 'mule'

ELM 5EMU 5
LEU 3LUM 5
MEL 5MEU 5
ULE 3UME 5

2 letters words from 'mule'

EL 2EM 4
ME 4MU 4
UM 4 

All 4 letters words made out of mule

mule umle mlue lmue ulme lume muel umel meul emul ueml euml mleu lmeu melu emlu lemu elmu ulem luem uelm eulm leum elum

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word mule. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in mule.

Definitions and meaning of mule

mule

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation, General American) IPA(key): /mjuːl/
  • Rhymes: -uːl
  • Homophone: mewl

Etymology 1

From Middle English mule, from Anglo-Norman mule and Old English mūl, both from Latin mūlus, from Proto-Indo-European *mukslós. Compare Late Latin muscellus (young he-mule), Old East Slavic мъшкъ (mŭškŭ, mule), Ancient Greek (Phocian) μυχλός (mukhlós, he-ass), and German Maul Maultier, Maulesel (through Latin).

Noun

mule (plural mules)

  1. The generally sterile male or female hybrid offspring of a male donkey and a female horse.
  2. The generally sterile hybrid offspring of any two species of animals.
  3. (now rare) A hybrid plant. [from 18th c.]
    • 1789, Erasmus Darwin, The Loves of the Plants, J. Johnson, p. 149:
      Vegetable mules supply an irrefragable argument in favour of the sexual system of botany.
  4. (informal) A stubborn person.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:stubborn person
  5. (slang) A person paid to smuggle drugs.
  6. (numismatics) A coin or medal minted with obverse and reverse designs not normally seen on the same piece, either intentionally or in error.
  7. (role-playing games) A MMORPG character, or NPC companion in a tabletop RPG, used mainly to store extra inventory for the owner's primary character.
    • For more quotations using this term, see Citations:mule.
  8. Any of a group of cocktails involving ginger ale or ginger beer, citrus juice, and various liquors.
  9. (sailing) A kind of triangular sail for a yacht.
  10. A kind of cotton-spinning machine.
Synonyms
  • (sterile hybrid of donkey and horse): Missouri canary
Derived terms
Translations
See also
  • ass
  • donkey
  • hinny (male horse X female donkey)
  • horse

Verb

mule (third-person singular simple present mules, present participle muling, simple past and past participle muled)

  1. (transitive, slang) To smuggle (illegal drugs).

Etymology 2

From Middle French mule (slipper), from Latin mulleus calceus (red shoe), from mullus (red).

Noun

mule (plural mules)

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

Danish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /muːlə/, [ˈmuːlə]

Etymology 1

From Old Norse múli, from Proto-Germanic *mūlô.

Noun

mule c (singular definite mulen, plural indefinite muler)

  1. muzzle
Inflection

Etymology 2

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Verb

mule (imperative mul, infinitive at mule, present tense muler, past tense mulede, perfect tense har mulet)

  1. pommel, pummel, pound, lick
  2. sulk
Synonyms
  • (pommel): banke, tæve
  • (sulk): surmule

French

Etymology

From Old French mule, from Latin mūla, feminine of mūlus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /myl/

Noun

mule f (plural mules)

  1. mule (animal)
  2. mule (footwear)
  3. mule (for drug smuggling)
    Synonym: bouletteux

Derived terms

  • têtu comme une mule
  • tête de mule

Italian

Noun

mule f

  1. plural of mula

Anagrams

  • lume

Latin

Noun

mūle

  1. vocative singular of mūlus

References

  • mule in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)

Lower Sorbian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmulɛ/, [ˈmulə]

Noun

mule

  1. nominative/accusative plural of mul
  2. inflection of mula:
    1. genitive singular
    2. nominative/accusative plural

Middle English

Alternative forms

  • mewle, moyle, muile, mul, muyle

Etymology

Borrowed from Anglo-Norman mule, from Latin mūla, feminine of mūlus; reinforced by native Old English mūl, from the same Latin source.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmiu̯l(ə)/

Noun

mule (plural mules)

  1. mule (donkey-horse hybrid)
  2. (rare) hinny
  3. (rare) idiot

Descendants

  • English: mule
  • Scots: mule

References

  • “mūl(e, n.(1).”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Old Norse múli, from Proto-Germanic *mūlô.

Noun

mule m (definite singular mulen, indefinite plural muler, definite plural mulene)

  1. muzzle

References

  • “mule” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Anagrams

  • ulme

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old Norse múli, from Proto-Germanic *mūlô. The verb is derived from the noun.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /²mʉː.lə/ (example of pronunciation)

Noun

mule m (definite singular mulen, indefinite plural mular, definite plural mulane)

  1. muzzle

Related terms

  • myle

Verb

mule (present tense mular, past tense mula, past participle mula, passive infinitive mulast, present participle mulande, imperative mul)

  1. (intransitive) to pout

References

  • “mule” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Anagrams

  • ulme

Old Swedish

Etymology

From Old Norse múli, from Proto-Germanic *mūlô.

Noun

mūle m

  1. muzzle

Declension

Descendants

  • Swedish: mule

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmu.lɛ/
  • Homophone: mulę

Noun

mule

  1. locative/vocative singular of muł

Noun

mule

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative plural of mul

Noun

mule

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative plural of mula

Adjective

mule

  1. inflection of muli:
    1. neuter nominative/accusative/vocative singular
    2. nonvirile nominative/accusative/vocative plural

Further reading

  • mule in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Volapük

Noun

mule

  1. dative singular of mul

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to strike a coin from dies belonging to two different issues as a coin.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)