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muleteer

[myoo-luh-teer] /ˌmyu ləˈtɪər/
noun
1.
a driver of mules.
Origin
1530-1540
1530-40; < Middle French muletier, equivalent to mulet (see mule1, -et) + -ier -ier2; see -eer
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  • Hispanos were renowned for their muleteer, horsemanship, and packing skills and were sought for packing and freighting services.
  • Father, replied the muleteer, what own single-heartedness and patience.
British Dictionary definitions for muleteer

muleteer

/ˌmjuːlɪˈtɪə/
noun
1.
a person who drives mules
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Word Origin and History for muleteer
n.

"mule driver," 1530s, from Middle French muletier, from mulet "mule," a diminutive formation replacing Old French mul as the word for "mule" in French (see mule (n.1)).

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