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also mous·tache  (mŭs′tăsh′, mə-stăsh′)
1. The hair growing on the human upper lip, especially when cultivated and groomed.
2. Something similar to the cultivated, groomed hair on the human upper lip, as:
a. A group of bristles or hairs about the mouth of an animal.
b. Distinctive coloring or feathers near the beak of a bird.
c. Food or drink sticking conspicuously to the upper lip: wiped the milk mustache from my face.

[French moustache, from Italian dialectal mustaccio, from Medieval Greek moustakion, from Greek mustax, mustache, upper lip.]

mus′tached (mŭs′tăsht, mə-stăsht′) adj.
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Adj.1.mustached - having a moustache
unshaved, unshaven - not shaved
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