Equus asinus

Definitions of Equus asinus
  1. noun
    a wild ass of Africa
    synonyms: African wild ass
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    type of:
    wild ass
    any of several equine mammals of Asia and northeast Africa
  2. noun
    domestic beast of burden descended from the African wild ass; patient but stubborn
    synonyms: domestic ass, donkey
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    small donkey used as a pack animal
    British informal for donkey
    type of:
    hardy and sure-footed animal smaller and with longer ears than the horse
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