hinny

noun
hin·​ny | \ ˈhi-nē How to pronounce hinny (audio) \
plural hinnies

Definition of hinny

: a hybrid between a stallion and a female donkey — compare mule

First Known Use of hinny

1688, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hinny

Latin hinnus, from Greek innos

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“Hinny.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hinny. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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