muleteer
noun Etymology: French muletier, from mulet, mule, from Old French, diminutive of mul mule Date: 1538 one who drives mules

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  • Muleteer — Mu le*teer , n. [F. muletier, fr. mulet a mule, dim. fr. L. mulus.] One who drives mules. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • muleteer — (n.) mule driver, 1530s, from M.Fr. muletier, from mulet mule, a diminutive formation replacing O.Fr. mul as the word for mule in French (see MULE (Cf. mule) (1)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • muleteer — ► NOUN ▪ a person who drives mules …   English terms dictionary

  • muleteer — [myo͞o΄lə tir′] n. [OFr muletier < mulet, dim. of mule] a driver of mules …   English World dictionary

  • muleteer — /myooh leuh tear /, n. a driver of mules. [1530 40; < MF muletier, equiv. to mulet (see MULE1, ET) + ier IER2; see EER] * * * …   Universalium

  • muleteer — noun A mule driver …   Wiktionary

  • muleteer — mjuːlɪ tɪr / tɪə n. driver of mules …   English contemporary dictionary

  • muleteer — [ˌmju:lɪ tɪə] noun a person who drives mules. Origin C16: from Fr. muletier, from mulet, dimin. of OFr. mul mule …   English new terms dictionary

  • muleteer — n. Mule driver …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • muleteer — also mule.skin.ner AmE noun (C) someone who leads mules …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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