mail user agent
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<messaging> (MUA) The program that allows the user to compose
and read electronic mail messages. The MUA provides the
interface between the user and the Message Transfer Agent.
Outgoing mail is eventually handed over to an MTA for delivery
while the incoming messages are picked up from where the MTA
left it (although MUA's running on single-user machines may
pick up mail using POP).
Popular MUAs for Unix include elm, mush, pine, and
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