Definition of burro
: donkey; especially : a small one used as a pack animal
Examples of burro in a Sentence
used a burro to carry the supplies
Recent Examples of burro from the Web
The BLM has a mustang and burro adoption program, and the Mustang Heritage Foundation is working with the BLM to find permanent homes for the horses, too.
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Origin and Etymology of burro
Spanish, irregular from borrico, from Late Latin burricus small horse
First Known Use: 1775See Words from the same year
BURRO Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of burro for English Language Learners
: a small donkey
BURRO Defined for Kids
Definition of burro for Students
: a small donkey often used to carry loads
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