Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A small donkey, especially one used as a pack animal.
  • noun Slang A drug smuggler who swallows bags filled with a drug, especially heroin or cocaine, to avoid detection by drug enforcement officers or customs officials.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A donkey.
  • noun A name sometimes given in Great Britain to the alga Laminaria digitata.
  • noun A name of species of grunts of the family Hœmulidæ, as Pomadasis macracanthus of the Pacific coast of tropical America.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.), Southern U.S. A donkey.

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  • noun a small donkey

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun small donkey used as a pack animal

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Spanish, back-formation from borrico, donkey, from Vulgar Latin *burrīcus, variant of Late Latin būricus, burricus, small horse, of unknown origin.]

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From Spanish

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  • Donkey in Spanish.

    October 24, 2008