muley

[myoo-lee, moo l-ee]
noun, plural mul·eys.
  1. any cow.
Also mulley.

Origin of muley

1565–75; variant of dial. moiley < Irish maol or Welsh moel bald, hornless + -ey1, -ey2
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muley

mulley (ˈmʌlɪ)

adjective
  1. (of cattle) having no horns
noun
  1. any hornless cow

Word Origin for muley

C16: variant of dialect moiley, from Gaelic maol, Welsh moel bald
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