Translation of mule in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /mjuːl/


  • 1 [Zool] mula (f) (cruce de burro y yegua) as stubborn as a mule más terco que una mula
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    • The Israelites used various beasts of burden - mules, horses, camels and oxen.
    • The pack mules carrying the gold ore scattered in all directions, spilling ore over a wide area.
    • Instead we often get stuck riding a reliable mule up a rough trail.
  • 2 [Clothing] chinela (f), pantufla (f) (sin talón)
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    • Throwbacks to a swell fashion trend of yesteryear, they spice up any pair of shoes, from ballet flats to mules or slinky stilettos.
    • A bare foot is what grips your foot to the shoe and keeps the mules from being treacherous.
    • Avoid skinny heels, even if they're low, and avoid mules or slingbacks until you're more comfortable.

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