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Saturday, April 01, 2006


In its common modern meaning, a mule is the offspring of a male ass and a female horse. Compare hinny — the offspring of a male horse and a female donkey. The term "mule" (Latin mulus) was formerly applied to the offspring of any two creatures of different species — in modern usage, a "hybrid".


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