The definition of a muzzle is the nose and mouth part of an animal, or a device that goes over the nose and mouth of an animal.(noun)
Muzzle is defined as to prevent from biting or making noise.(verb)
An example of muzzle is to put your hand over someone's mouth.
See muzzle in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME mosel < OFr musel, snout, muzzle, dim. of mus < ML musum < ?
See muzzle in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English mosel
Origin: , from Old French musel
Origin: , from Medieval Latin mūsellum
Origin: , diminutive of mūsus, snout
Origin: , from Latin mūsum.
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