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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mul·let /ˈmʌlət/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mul·let n.
 1. Zool. Any one of numerous fishes of the genus Mugil; -- called also gray mullets. They are found on the coasts of both continents, and are highly esteemed as food. Among the most valuable species are Mugil capito of Europe, and Mugil cephalus which occurs both on the European and American coasts.
 2. Zool. Any species of the genus Mullus, or family Mullidae; called also red mullet, and surmullet, esp. the plain surmullet (Mullus barbatus), and the striped surmullet (Mullus surmulletus) of Southern Europe.  The former is the mullet of the Romans. It is noted for the brilliancy of its colors. See Surmullet.
 French mullet. See Ladyfish (a).

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mul·let, n.  Her. A star, usually five pointed and pierced; -- when used as a difference it indicates the third son.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mul·let, n.  Small pinchers for curling the hair. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: highly valued lean flesh of marine or freshwater mullet
           [syn: gray mullet]
      2: freshwater or coastal food fishes a spindle-shaped body;
         found worldwide [syn: gray mullet]
      3: bottom dwelling marine warm water fishes with two barbels on
         the chin