Definition of zorse in English:


Syllabification: zorse
Pronunciation: /zôrs
(also zebra mule)


The offspring of a zebra and a horse (strictly, a male zebra and a female horse), typically sterile. Zorses resemble horses or mules with dark zebra stripes.
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  • It is well documented that zorses tend to inherit the ‘unpredictability’ of their zebra half.
  • Unlike a horse, a zorse must begin training within a few days of being born in order to be a docile animal.
  • Additionally, this hybrid is unusual because most zorses are the product of a female horse and a male zebra.

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