mootyay, muitie, muitis noun a rabbit: 'Poor wee jugal [small dog], tired out chasing a yirdy [toad]. What like would you be chasing a mootyay?' 20-. Compare muittie etymology: origin obscure; the form mutgi is found in Shelta with the same meaning; form muitie attested by Perthshire and Argyleshire Tinkler-Gypsies; form muitis attested by Perthshire and Argyeshire Tinkler-Gypsies and BS in TDITA; or perhaps connected with Scots mop-mop, map-map ‘a rabbit’; form mootyay attested by BW note:

Form muitie attested by Canadian Paul Pope (2013) with the same meaning.