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English → English (gcide) Definition: Cervus macrotis Mule \Mule\ (m[=u]l), n. [F., a she-mule, L. mula, fem. of mulus; cf. Gr. my`klos, mychlo`s. Cf. AS. m[=u]l, fr. L. mulus. Cf. Mulatto.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A hybrid animal; specifically, one generated between an ass and a mare. Sometimes the term is applied to the offspring of a horse and a she-ass, but that hybrid is more properly termed a hinny. See Hinny. [1913 Webster] Note: Mules are much used as draught animals. They are hardy, and proverbial for stubbornness. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) A plant or vegetable produced by impregnating the pistil of one species with the pollen or fecundating dust of another; -- called also hybrid. [1913 Webster] 3. A very stubborn person. [1913 Webster] 4. A machine, used in factories, for spinning cotton, wool, etc., into yarn or thread and winding it into cops; -- called also jenny and mule-jenny. [1913 Webster] 5. A slipper that has no fitting around the heel. Syn: mules, scuff, scuffs. [WordNet 1.5] Mule armadillo (Zo["o]l.), a long-eared armadillo (Tatusia hybrida), native of Buenos Ayres; -- called also mulita. See Illust. under Armadillo. Mule deer (Zo["o]l.), a large deer (Cervus macrotis syn. Cariacus macrotis) of the Western United States. The name refers to its long ears. Mule pulley (Mach.), an idle pulley for guiding a belt which transmits motion between shafts that are not parallel. Mule twist, cotton yarn in cops, as spun on a mule; -- in distinction from yarn spun on a throstle frame. [1913 Webster] Deer \Deer\ (d[=e]r), n. sing. & pl. [OE. der, deor, animal, wild animal, AS. de['o]r; akin to D. dier, OFries. diar, G. thier, tier, Icel. d[=y]r, Dan. dyr, Sw. djur, Goth. dius; of unknown origin. [root]71.] 1. Any animal; especially, a wild animal. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Mice and rats, and such small deer. --Shak. [1913 Webster] The camel, that great deer. --Lindisfarne MS. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo["o]l.) A ruminant of the genus Cervus, of many species, and of related genera of the family Cervid[ae]. The males, and in some species the females, have solid antlers, often much branched, which are shed annually. Their flesh, for which they are hunted, is called venison. [1913 Webster] Note: The deer hunted in England is Cervus elaphus, called also stag or red deer; the fallow deer is Cervus dama ; the common American deer is Cervus Virginianus ; the blacktailed deer of Western North America is Cervus Columbianus; and the mule deer of the same region is Cervus macrotis. See Axis, Fallow deer, Mule deer, Reindeer. [1913 Webster] Note: Deer is much used adjectively, or as the first part of a compound; as, deerkiller, deerslayer, deerslaying, deer hunting, deer stealing, deerlike, etc. [1913 Webster] Deer mouse (Zo["o]l.), the white-footed mouse (Peromyscus leucopus , formerly Hesperomys leucopus) of America. Small deer, petty game, not worth pursuing; -- used metaphorically. (See citation from Shakespeare under the first definition, above.) “Minor critics . . . can find leisure for the chase of such small deer.” --G. P. Marsh. [1913 Webster]

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