work animal

Definitions of work animal
  1. noun
    an animal trained for and used for heavy labor
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    types:
    beast of burden, jument
    an animal such as a donkey or ox or elephant used for transporting loads or doing other heavy work
    draft animal
    an animal used for pulling heavy loads
    pack animal, sumpter
    an animal (such as a mule or burro or horse) used to carry loads
    type of:
    animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna
    a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
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