MEANING: noun: A vertical piece of stone, wood, metal, etc., dividing a window or other opening.

ETYMOLOGY: From transposition of sounds of Middle English moniel, from Anglo-Norman moynel, from Latin medius (middle). Ultimately from the Indo-European root medhyo- (middle), which is also the source of middle, mean, medium, medal (originally a coin worth a halfpenny), mezzanine, mediocre, Mediterranean, moiety, and Hindi madhya (middle). Earliest documented use: 1556.


1. the main switch on a multi-switch light board that sends power to all the circuits simultaneously
2. descrbing a Japanese honored with many, many obligations

MULLIGON - a closed geometric figure with mulli sides