noun bur·ro \ˈbər-(ˌ)ō, ˈbr-; ˈbə-(ˌ)rō\

: a small donkey

plural burros

Full Definition of BURRO

:  donkey; especially :  a small one used as a pack animal

Examples of BURRO

  1. <used a burro to carry the supplies>

Origin of BURRO

Spanish, irregular from borrico, from Late Latin burricus small horse
First Known Use: 1775

Related to BURRO

ass, donkey, jackass, moke [British slang]

Other Mammals Terms

dormouse, dugong, gibbon, grimalkin, sable, stoat, ungulate, vole

Rhymes with BURRO

BURRO Defined for Kids


noun bur·ro \ˈbər-ō\
plural burros

Definition of BURRO for Kids

:  a small donkey often used to carry loads


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