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1. pl. mullet or mul·lets
a. Any of various stout-bodied, edible fishes of the family Mugilidae, found worldwide in tropical and temperate coastal waters and some freshwater streams, and widely cultivated for food. Also called gray mullet.
b. The red mullet; goatfish.
2. A hairstyle formed by cutting the hair short on the top and sides of the head and allowing it to grow longer in back.
[Middle English molet, from Medieval Latin mulettus, probably from Old French mulet, from mul, from Latin mullus, from Greek mullos. Sense 2, popularized and perhaps coined in the 1990s by the American hip-hop group the Beastie Boys, possibly as a back-formation from mullet-head, blockhead, idiot.]
1. (Animals) any of various teleost food fishes belonging to the families Mugilidae (grey mullet) or Mullidae (red mullet). See also grey mullet, red mullet
2. (Animals) the US name for grey mullet
[C15: via Old French from Latin mullus, from Greek mullos]
(Hairdressing & Grooming) a hairstyle in which the hair is short at the top and long at the back
[C20: origin unknown]
n., pl. (esp. collectively) -let, (esp. for kinds or species) -lets.
any marine or freshwater spiny-finned fish of the family Mugilidae.
[1400–50; < Middle French < Latin mullus red mullet; see -et]
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|Noun||1.||mullet - highly valued lean flesh of marine or freshwater mullet|
gray mullet, grey mullet, mullet - freshwater or coastal food fishes a spindle-shaped body; found worldwide
fish - the flesh of fish used as food; "in Japan most fish is eaten raw"; "after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat"; "they have a chef who specializes in fish"
|2.||mullet - freshwater or coastal food fishes a spindle-shaped body; found worldwide|
|3.||mullet - bottom dwelling marine warm water fishes with two barbels on the chin|
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an edible fish found in coastal waters. harder سَمَك بوري кефал salmonete parmice die Äsche mulle κεφαλόπουλο salmonete meriärn شاه ماهى meriharjus mulet מוּלִית मलेट riba cipalj (tengeri) pérhal bandeng fiskur af röndungaætt triglia まぼら 숭어과의 식용 물고기 kefalė kefale ikan belanak poonkiełb شاه ماهی salmonete barbun кефаль pramica morski lipan cipal multe[fisk] ปลาจำพวกปลากระบอก barbunya/tekir balığı 鯔魚 кефаль پڑھن مچھلی cá đối 鲻鱼