But it was the rider, even more than the burro, that excited their mirth.
It seemed curious to Roger that the burro did not kick nor lunge.
"Looks as if a burro had been here from the tracks," exclaimed Roger.
"Well, I am sure disappointed about that burro thing," said Davy regretfully.
Walking off the porch, he stood before the weary horse and burro.
I would like the burro, and you would like the price of him.
They gave to Provenso a burro whose pack was nearly empty, what food and water they could spare, and he left them.
Just whoop up that burro of yours, Pablo, an' let's be gettin' along.
Before leaving, however, he went back to where the burro lay.
It was as if the burro knew her beloved mistress was leaving home.
"donkey," 1800, from Spanish burrico "donkey," from Late Latin burricus "small, shaggy horse," probably from burrus "reddish-brown," from Greek pyrros "flame-colored, yellowish-red," from pyr (genitive pyros) "fire" (see fire (n.)). Or, for its shaggy hair, from Late Latin burra "wool."