Definition of Mugil

1. Noun. Type genus of the Mugilidae: mullets.

Exact synonyms: Genus Mugil
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Mugilidae, Mugilidae
Member holonyms: Mugil Cephalus, Striped Mullet, Mugil Curema, White Mullet, Liza, Mugil Liza



Definition of Mugil

1. n. A genus of fishes including the gray mullets. See Mullet.

Medical Definition of Mugil

1. A genus of fishes including the gray mullets. See Mullet. Origin: L, a sort of fish. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mugil

mugginses
muggish
muggled
muggling
muggs
muggur
muggurs
muggy
mughal
mughals
mugham
mughams
mugho pine
mughouse
mughouses
mugil (current term)
mugiloid
mugless
mugo pine
mugs
mugs' games
mugsful
mugshot
mugshots
mugweed
mugwort
mugworts
mugwump
mugwumpery
mugwumpish

Literary usage of Mugil

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1861)
"mugil, p.. Small teeth, at least in the upper jaw ; lower lip with the margin rounded 2. ... mugil, Artedi, Genera, p. 32. Mouth more or less transverse, ..."

2. Fish and Fisheries of New South Wales by Julian Edmund Tenison-Woods (1883)
"South Wales are the "sea mullet" (mugil grandis, Castelnau), the " flat-tail ... Other species there are, such as mugil cephalotus, Petardi, compressus, ..."

3. The Rock Tombs of Deir El Gebrâwi by Norman de Garis Davies, Walter Ewing Crum, George Albert Boulenger (1902)
"At the top, mugil, enlarged from PL iv. In the net, beginning from the top, mugil, Latas niloticus, Tilapia galilaea, Synodontis schall, ..."

4. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1861)
"On the British species o/mugil, or Grey Mullets. By Dr. ALBERT GUNTHER. THE species of mugil are very numerous, and very similar to one another in general ..."

5. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1861)
"mugil*. mugil, Artedi, Genera, p. 32. Mouth more or less transverse, with the lateral cleft short; no true teeth in the jaws; anterior margin of the ..."

6. Travels in Central Africa, and Explorations of the Western Nile Tributaries by John Petherick, Katherine Harriet Edlman Petherick (1869)
"The grey mullets are inhabitants of the sea, but enter freely fresh waters. None of them are found above the cataracts. mugil cephalus, Cuv. D. 4 | i. A. f. ..."

7. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1861)
"mugil, p.. Small teeth, at least in the upper jaw ; lower lip with the margin rounded 2. ... mugil, Artedi, Genera, p. 32. Mouth more or less transverse, ..."

8. Fish and Fisheries of New South Wales by Julian Edmund Tenison-Woods (1883)
"South Wales are the "sea mullet" (mugil grandis, Castelnau), the " flat-tail ... Other species there are, such as mugil cephalotus, Petardi, compressus, ..."

9. The Rock Tombs of Deir El Gebrâwi by Norman de Garis Davies, Walter Ewing Crum, George Albert Boulenger (1902)
"At the top, mugil, enlarged from PL iv. In the net, beginning from the top, mugil, Latas niloticus, Tilapia galilaea, Synodontis schall, ..."

10. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1861)
"On the British species o/mugil, or Grey Mullets. By Dr. ALBERT GUNTHER. THE species of mugil are very numerous, and very similar to one another in general ..."

11. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1861)
"mugil*. mugil, Artedi, Genera, p. 32. Mouth more or less transverse, with the lateral cleft short; no true teeth in the jaws; anterior margin of the ..."

12. Travels in Central Africa, and Explorations of the Western Nile Tributaries by John Petherick, Katherine Harriet Edlman Petherick (1869)
"The grey mullets are inhabitants of the sea, but enter freely fresh waters. None of them are found above the cataracts. mugil cephalus, Cuv. D. 4 | i. A. f. ..."

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