ze·​donk | \ ˈzē-ˌdäŋk How to pronounce zedonk (audio) , -ˌdəŋk, -ˌdȯŋk \
variants: or less commonly zeedonk
plural zedonks also zeedonks

Definition of zedonk

: a hybrid between a zebra and a donkey : zonkey In 2005, a zebra gave birth to a zedonk in Barbados, according to the news website Science Daily. And in the 1970s, three zedonks were born at a European zoo to a donkey mother, according to the website of Britain's Colchester Zoo.The Associated Press

First Known Use of zedonk

1961, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for zedonk

ze(bra) + donk(ey)

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The first known use of zedonk was in 1961

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27 Apr 2020

Cite this Entry

“Zedonk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zedonk. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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