from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small donkey, especially one used as a pack animal.
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- n. a small donkey
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A donkey.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A donkey.
- n. A name sometimes given in Great Britain to the alga Laminaria digitata.
- n. A name of species of grunts of the family Hœmulidæ, as Pomadasis macracanthus of the Pacific coast of tropical America.
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- n. small donkey used as a pack animal
Why not use humor in teaching style, especially when it makes the point so well? burro, burrow A burro is an ass.
I had one of the lowest IQs in my class and was called a burro by the kids and stupid by our teachers most of my life.
If sitting on a burro is too distressing for the little one, there are peaceful grottoes, with the figure of Juan Diego kneeling before the Blessed Mother, that can serve as a background.
In some cases even a burro is present, for the Virgin to mount.
Even when Dona Berta delivered our burros de leña, (firewood was measured in burro loads) small-talk was kept to a minimum.
It gets its name from Mexico, where it was a popular “packed lunch” for traveling burro is Spanish for donkey.
The burro is the common carrier and, because of his sterling qualities, is a prime favorite in all of the pueblos.
The one good thing about staying here is the fact that I saw my first "burro" on the trail.
One should remember that in the development of these deserts the prospector owes a deep debt of gratitude to that patient, faithful little beast, the donkey, or "burro," as it is commonly known; without the service of this animal many a man would have suffered a lingering death.
The brown aboriginal, his "burro" laden with charcoal, or skins of _pulque_, or himself staggering under a load of planks heavy enough to weigh down