HyperDic: equus_asinus

English > 2 senses of the expression Equus asinus:
NOUNanimalEquus asinus, African wild assa wild ass of Africa
animalEquus asinus, domestic ass, donkeydomestic beast of burden descended from the African wild ass
English > Equus asinus: 2 senses > noun 1, animal
MeaningA wild ass of Africa.
SynonymAfrican wild ass
Broaderwild assAny of several equine mammals of Asia and northeast Africa
Spanishasno africano, asno salvaje africano, Equus Asinus
Catalanase africà
English > Equus asinus: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
Meaningdomestic beast of burden descended from the African wild ass; patient but stubborn.
Synonymsdomestic ass, donkey
Member ofEquus, genus Equustype genus of the Equidae
Narrowerburrosmall donkey used as a pack animal
mokeBritish informal for donkey
Broaderasshardy and sure-footed animal smaller and with longer ears than the horse
Spanishasno, burro de carga, burro, equus africanus asinus, Equus Asinus, jumento, pollino, rucio
Catalanase, burra, burro, ruc, somera

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