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How can I find the application for a MIME type on linux?

Is there a linux API that can find the default application for a MIME type? Then I can use this application to open a file. I can not use xdg-open(url) because the file format is a wrapper format and ...
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Can shared-mime-info associate a MIME type to a desktop applications?

I can add a new MIME type in shared MIME-info, but how can I associates this MIME type with an application?