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mule

noun [C] uk   us   /mjuːl/

mule noun [C] (ANIMAL)

an animal whose mother is a horse and whose father is a donkey, used especially for transporting goods

mule noun [C] (PERSON)

a person who agrees to carry illegal drugs into another country in return for payment by the person selling the drugs: These very poor women who are used as mules by drug barons often get long prison sentences.

mule noun [C] (SHOE)

a woman's shoe or slipper that has no back
Translations of “mule”
in Arabic بَغل…
in Korean 노새…
in Malaysian keldai…
in French mule…
in Turkish katır…
in Italian mulo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 動物, 騾子…
in Russian мул…
in Polish muł…
in Vietnamese con la…
in Spanish mula…
in Portuguese mula…
in Thai ล่อ…
in German das Maultier, der Maulesel…
in Catalan matxo…
in Japanese ラバ(雄ロバと雌ウマの雑種)…
in Indonesian keledai…
in Chinese (Simplified) 动物, 骡子…
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