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Definition of "burro" [bur•ro]

  • A small donkey, especially one used as a pack animal. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "burro" in a sentence
  • "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."