noun (plural burros)chiefly US
A small donkey used as a pack animal.
- What if we returned not just mustangs and burros but also elephants and lions to our continent's wilds?
- Excess numbers of horses and burros pose a threat to wildlife, livestock, the improvement of range conditions, and ultimately their own survival.
- Others certainly consider the Swell - with its scenic geology, archaeological sites, wild horses, burros, and Utah's largest herd of desert bighorn sheep - a special place.
Early 19th century: from Spanish.
Words that rhyme with burroburrow, furrow
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