hornless; polled: said of cattle
Origin of muleyScottish moiley ; from Celt, as in Welsh moel, Gaelic maol, hornless, bald ; from Indo-European base an unverified form mai-, to cut off from source mad
- a hornless cow
- any cow
Having no horns: muley cattle.
An animal without horns, especially a cow.
Origin of muleyFrom Irish Gaelic maol (from Old Irish mael) or from Welsh moel, bald, hornless.
- (of cattle or deer) Without horns.
Gaelic maolag, a hornless cow, from maol, bald, hornless, blunt.
- (informal) mule deer