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Topic: PETS

Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: musel, from muse 'mouth of an animal', from Medieval Latin musus

muzzle

1 noun
     
muzā€§zle1 [countable]
1HBA the nose and mouth of an animal, especially a dog or horse
2DHP a cover that you put over a dog's mouth to stop it from biting people
3PMW the open end of a gun, where the bullets come out
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