Definition of muleteer noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌmjuːləˈtɪə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmjuːləˈtɪr//
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a person who controls mules (= the animals) and makes them go in the right direction Word Origin mid 16th cent.: from French muletier, from mulet, diminutive of Old French mul ‘mule’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: muleteer