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4 definitions found
 for Mullet
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mullet \Mul"let\, n. [OE. molet, mulet, F. mulet, fr. L.
     mullus.]
     1. (Zool.) 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 valuable species are Mugil capito of Europe,
        and Mugil cephalus which occurs both on the European and
        American coasts.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Zool.) Any species of the genus Mullus, or family
        Mullidae; called also red mullet, and surmullet,
        esp. the plain surmullet ({Mullus barbatus), and the
        striped surmullet ({Mullus surmulletus) of Southern
        Europe. The former is the mullet of the Romans. It is
        noted for the brilliancy of its colors. See Surmullet.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     French mullet. See Ladyfish
        (a) .
            [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mullet \Mul"let\, n. [Cf. F. molet a sort of pinchers.]
     Small pinchers for curling the hair. [Obs.] --B. Jonson.
     [1913 Webster] Mulley

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  mullet
      n 1: highly valued lean flesh of marine or freshwater mullet
           [syn: mullet, grey mullet, gray mullet]
      2: freshwater or coastal food fishes a spindle-shaped body;
         found worldwide [syn: mullet, grey mullet, gray mullet]
      3: bottom dwelling marine warm water fishes with two barbels on
         the chin

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