mullet mul·let n

mullet mul·let n
['mʌlɪt]

red mullet — triglia

grey mullet — muggine m, cefalo


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  • mul|let — 1 «MUHL iht», noun, plural lets or (collectively) let. a kind of fish that lives close to the shore in warm waters. It is good to eat. There are gray mullets and red mullets or surmullets. Mullets have small mouths and weak teeth. ╂[Middle… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sur|mul|let — «sur MUHL iht», noun. = red mullet. (Cf. ↑red mullet) ╂[< French surmulet < Old French sormulet, probably < sor reddish brown + mulet …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mullet — Mul let, n. [OE. molet, mulet, F. mulet, fr. L. mullus.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous fishes of the genus Mugil; called also {gray mullets}. They are found on the coasts of both continents, and are highly esteemed as food. Among the most… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mullet — Mul let, n. [F. molette.] (Her.) A star, usually five pointed and pierced; when used as a difference it indicates the third son. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mullet — Mul let, n. [Cf. F. molet a sort of pinchers.] Small pinchers for curling the hair. [Obs.] B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mullet — mul•let [[t]ˈmʌl ɪt[/t]] n. pl. (esp. collectively) let, (esp. for kinds or species) lets. ich any marine or freshwater spiny finned fish of the family Mugilidae • Etymology: 1400–50; < MF < L mullus red mullet; see et …   From formal English to slang

  • mullet — mul|let [ˈmʌlıt] n [Date: 1400 1500; : Old French; Origin: mulet, from Latin mullus red mullet ] 1.) a fairly small sea fish that can be eaten 2.) a hairstyle for men in which the hair on the sides and top of the head is short and the hair on the …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mullet — mul|let [ mʌlət ] noun count an ocean fish a. uncount this fish eaten as food …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • mullet — mul·let …   English syllables

  • French mullet — Mullet Mul let, n. [OE. molet, mulet, F. mulet, fr. L. mullus.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous fishes of the genus Mugil; called also {gray mullets}. They are found on the coasts of both continents, and are highly esteemed as food. Among the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • red mullet — Mullet Mul let, n. [OE. molet, mulet, F. mulet, fr. L. mullus.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous fishes of the genus Mugil; called also {gray mullets}. They are found on the coasts of both continents, and are highly esteemed as food. Among the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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