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Mule vs. Muse — What's the Difference?

Mule vs. Muse — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Mule and Muse

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Mule

A mule is the offspring of a male donkey (jack) and a female horse (mare). Horses and donkeys are different species, with different numbers of chromosomes.

Muse

To be absorbed in one's thoughts; engage in thought.

Mule

The sterile hybrid offspring of a male donkey and a female horse, characterized by long ears and a short mane.

Muse

To consider or say thoughtfully
Mused that it might take longer to drive than walk.

Mule

A sterile hybrid, as between a canary and other birds or between certain plants.
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Muse

A state of reflection.

Mule

(Informal) A stubborn person.

Muse

Greek Mythology Any of the nine daughters of Mnemosyne and Zeus, each of whom presided over a different art or science.

Mule

A spinning machine that makes thread or yarn from fibers. Also called spinning mule.

Muse

A guiding spirit.

Mule

A small, usually electric tractor or locomotive used for hauling over short distances.

Muse

A source of inspiration
The lover who was the painter's muse.

Mule

(Slang) A person who serves as a courier of illegal drugs.

Muse

Muse(Archaic) A poet.

Mule

A backless slipper or shoe, often with a closed toe.

Muse

(of people) A source of inspiration.
Yoko Ono was John Lennon's wife, lover, and muse.

Mule

The generally sterile male or female hybrid offspring of a male donkey and a female horse.

Muse

(archaic) A poet; a bard.

Mule

The generally sterile hybrid offspring of any two species of animals.

Muse

An act of musing; a period of thoughtfulness.

Mule

A hybrid plant.

Muse

A gap or hole in a hedge, fence, etc. through which a wild animal is accustomed to pass; a muset.
Find a hare without a muse. (old proverb)

Mule

(informal) A stubborn person.

Muse

(intransitive) To become lost in thought, to ponder.

Mule

(slang) A person paid to smuggle drugs.

Muse

(transitive) To say (something) with due consideration or thought.

Mule

A coin or medal minted with obverse and reverse designs not normally seen on the same piece, either intentionally or in error.

Muse

(transitive) To think on; to meditate on.

Mule

(RPG) A MMORPG character, or NPC companion in a tabletop RPG, used mainly to store extra inventory for the owner's primary character.

Muse

(transitive) To wonder at.

Mule

Any of a group of cocktails involving ginger ale or ginger beer, citrus juice, and various liquors.

Muse

A gap or hole in a hedge, hence, wall, or the like, through which a wild animal is accustomed to pass; a muset.
Find a hare without a muse.

Mule

(sailing) A kind of triangular sail for a yacht.

Muse

One of the nine goddesses, daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne, who presided over song and the different kinds of poetry, and also the arts and sciences; - often used in the plural. At one time certain other goddesses were considered as muses.
Granville commands; your aid, O Muses, bring:What Muse for Granville can refuse to sing?

Mule

A kind of cotton-spinning machine.

Muse

A particular power and practice of poetry; the inspirational genius of a poet.

Mule

A shoe that has no fitting or strap around the heel, but which covers the foot.

Muse

A poet; a bard.

Mule

To smuggle (illegal drugs).

Muse

Contemplation which abstracts the mind from passing scenes; absorbing thought; hence, absence of mind; a brown study.

Mule

A hybrid animal; specifically, one generated between an ass and a mare. Sometimes the term is applied to the offspring of a horse and a she-ass, but that hybrid is more properly termed a hinny. See Hinny.

Muse

Wonder, or admiration.

Mule

A plant or vegetable produced by impregnating the pistil of one species with the pollen or fecundating dust of another; - called also hybrid.

Muse

To think closely; to study in silence; to meditate.
He mused upon some dangerous plot.

Mule

A very stubborn person.

Muse

To be absent in mind; to be so occupied in study or contemplation as not to observe passing scenes or things present; to be in a brown study.

Mule

A machine, used in factories, for spinning cotton, wool, etc., into yarn or thread and winding it into cops; - called also jenny and mule-jenny.

Muse

To wonder.

Mule

A slipper that has no fitting around the heel.

Muse

To think on; to meditate on.
Come, then, expressive Silence, muse his praise.

Mule

Sterile offspring of a male donkey and a female horse

Muse

To wonder at.

Mule

A slipper that has no fitting around the heel

Muse

In ancient Greek mythology any of 9 daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne; protector of an art or science

Muse

The source of an artist's inspiration;
Euterpe was his muse

Muse

Reflect deeply on a subject;
I mulled over the events of the afternoon
Philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years
The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate

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