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The word Muggles was the name of a jazz slang in the early 20th century.

A Muggle is a term from the fictional Harry Potter series of books which refers to a human with no magical abilities who doesn't belong to a wizarding family. See Magic (Harry Potter) for more information.

The term has found its way into more common English usage by those in small specialized groups to refer to those outside the group. This sense comes from the fact that the magical people in the Harry Potter universe are far outnumbered by the muggles.

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