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mullet

noun [C] uk   /ˈmʌl.ɪt/ us  

mullet noun [C] (FISH)

a small sea fish that can be cooked and eaten: red mullet

mullet noun [C] (HAIR)

informal a men's hairstyle, popular in the 1980s, in which the hair on top and at the sides of the head is short and the hair at the back is long
Translations of “mullet”
in Spanish salmonete…
in French mulet…
in German die Äsche…
in Chinese (Traditional) 魚, 鯔魚, 鯡鯉…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鱼, 鲻科鱼, 鲻鱼…
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