Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

packhorse

play
noun pack·horse \ˈpak-ˌhȯrs\

Simple Definition of packhorse

  • : a horse used for carrying things

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of packhorse

  1. :  a horse used as a pack animal


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up packhorse? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to lessen in amount, effect, or force

Get Word of the Day daily email!