mul|let

mul|let
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 English molet < Old French mulet < Latin mullus red mullet < Greek mýllos]
mul|let 2 «MUHL iht», noun.
Heraldry. a star-shaped figure, usually with five straight or regular points. See estoile. (Cf.estoile)
[< Old French molette rowel]
mul|let 3 «MUHL iht», noun
a hairstyle that is cut short on top, close on the sides and long at the back.

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