burro

Definitions

  • A CALIFORNIAN BURRO
    A CALIFORNIAN BURRO
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n burro small donkey used as a pack animal
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Burro (Zoöl) A donkey.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n burro A donkey.
    • n burro A name sometimes given in Great Britain to the alga Laminaria digitata.
    • n burro A name of species of grunts of the family Hœmulidæ, as Pomadasis macracanthus of the Pacific coast of tropical America.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Burro bur′ō a donkey.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Sp., an ass
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Sp.

Usage

In literature:

I could put it on one of the burros and ride it over.
"David Lannarck, Midget" by George S. Harney
A closer look revealed a burro standing on the roof beside the chimney.
"Across the Mesa" by Jarvis Hall
Then bad luck came, and the burro died.
"Montezuma's Castle and Other Weird Tales" by Charles B. Cory
The banana bunches get to the railroad cars on burros.
"Agricultural Implements and Machines in the Collection of the National Museum of History and Technology" by John T. Schlebecker
She's the dearest burro.
"Reels and Spindles" by Evelyn Raymond
So one morning, after telling Jason that he would be back the next evening, he took their burro and set off down the mountain.
"Wild Life on the Rockies" by Enos A. Mills
Two burros cropped at the scanty herbage above the tent.
"Rimrock Trail" by J. Allan Dunn
Ephraim and Jones were criticising the tenderfoot's property as he packed his burro.
"Red Men and White" by Owen Wister
Outside his burros waited, their pack-saddles empty.
"Tharon of Lost Valley" by Vingie E. Roe
The two burros still stood there, eyes closed and heads hanging.
"Louisiana Lou" by William West Winter
Could anything be wiser than a burro?
"Rosinante to the Road Again" by John Dos Passos
They found the strangers as stoical as the burros.
"The Web of the Golden Spider" by Frederick Orin Bartlett
Do you know, when I first came West, I couldn't tell a jackrabbit from a burro.
"Out of the Depths" by Robert Ames Bennet
The little burro, now obscurely melancholic, grazed in the meadow.
"The Trimming of Goosie" by James Hopper
The late Tertiary horse has grown to be the size of a burro of to-day, though probably it was a little more slender.
"The Meaning of Evolution" by Samuel Christian Schmucker
Also, to mules an' burros.
"Faro Nell and Her Friends" by Alfred Henry Lewis
Burros are fairly slow, but I'll make the best time possible.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930" by Various
At this stage of the struggle an old prospector came down from the higher mountains, driving his burros ahead of him.
"A Mountain Boyhood" by Joe Mills
The burro we take, nothing else.
"The Treasure Trail" by Marah Ellis Ryan
The donkey, or burro, as it is called, is to be seen everywhere in this country.
"Aztec Land" by Maturin M. Ballou
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In poetry:

Burros
and winding streets reminiscent of the Old World
......................... and yet Mexicans prattle
in the Legislature
as culpably as if this were not New Mexico,
Land of blue mountains and wind.
"Apostrophe" by Norman MacLeod
But, as I boasted thus, my burro brayed;
I turned, and lo! a tear was in his eye,
And as I gazed, methought the burro said:
“Prithee, who brought you up this mountain high —
Was it your legs or mine the journey made?”
"Pike’s Peak" by Eugene Field

In news:

MARIAN BURROS is a food columnist for The New York Times Published: August 14, 1988.
Hi, Totally Awesome Burro Pedro, What's up.
TPWD burro killings roiling West Texas, Preservation fights continue to percolate River Road.
Want to adopt or wild horse or burro.
Taking for his map an original screenplay by British docu-dramatist Peter Morgan ( The Queen, Frost/Nixon ), Eastwood rides a sleepy burro deep into Iñárritu territory.
A citizen advisory panel is recommending that the federal government consider sterilizing some wild horses and burros that freely roam across miles of federal land in the West.
64th Burro Days takes over Fairplay this weekend.
Seventeen burros also are up for bidding Saturday during the annual buffalo auction.
The round-up begins Monday also in Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Wyoming, to help control the soaring number of wild horses and burros.
Mariah Brooks went 2 for 3 with 2 runs and 2 RBI in the Broncos' win over the Burros.
Burros claim tournament title, topple Mt Juliet to remain unbeaten (7-0) with game against Overton on tap More.
That stopped decades ago, and the burros were released into the park.
With its plump blue-green leaves that trail down the side of a container, Sedum morganianum, known as burro's tail, is among the most popular succulents.
People lead Mr Burro to the National Electoral Council in hopes of registering him to run for a seat on the National Assembly in Guayaquil, Ecuador , on Thursday.
Ecuador officials reject plan to run tie-wearing burro for legislature.
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In science:

Según la distribución utilizada (incrementar de 1 en 1 el número de paredes que posee el laberinto), se llegará (relativamente) rápido al número de paredes necesarias para evaluar a los burros.
Analysis of first prototype universal intelligence tests: evaluating and comparing AI algorithms and humans
Sin embargo, los humanos también deberán ser evaluados en los mismos laberintos en los que fueron evaluados los burros, cuando los laberintos que poseen el número de paredes necesario para llegar a la inteligencia de los humanos se encuentran muy alejados a los que está realizando.
Analysis of first prototype universal intelligence tests: evaluating and comparing AI algorithms and humans
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