The Alternative Latin Dictionary: mulus

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Entry definition

mulus etymology Probably from a pre-Latin Mediterranean language, likely cognate with μυχλός 〈mychlós〉, μύκλος 〈mýklos〉, μύκλα 〈mýkla〉. pronunciation
  • (Classical) /ˈmuː.lus/
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  1. a mule (pack animal)
  2. (pejorative) ass, idiot
Synonyms: (ass, idiot) asinus
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  • Albanian: mulë
  • Aragonese: mula
  • Catalan: mul
  • English: mule
  • Esperanto: mulo
  • French: mule
  • Galician: mula
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  • Italian: mulo
  • Occitan: mul
  • Portuguese: mula
  • Romanian: mul
  • Russian: мул 〈mul〉
  • Sicilian: mulu
  • Spanish: mulo
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