mue

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

mue (third-person singular simple present mues, present participle muing, simple past and past participle mued)

  1. (obsolete) To mew; to moult.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


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Etymology 1[edit]

Latin mūtō, see the verb muer

Noun[edit]

mue f (plural mues)

  1. moulting (UK) / molting (US) (of bird, mammal)
  2. metamorphosis (of insect)
  3. sloughing of skin (of reptile)
  4. casting (of stag)
  5. breaking of voice
  6. (literary) transformation

Verb[edit]

mue

  1. first-person singular present indicative of muer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of muer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of muer
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of muer
  5. second-person singular imperative of muer

Etymology 2[edit]

See mouvoir

Verb[edit]

mue

  1. feminine form of the past participle of mouvoir

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