What is another word for mules?

Pronunciation: [mjˈuːlz] (IPA)

Mules are a type of animal that are known for their ability to carry heavy loads. They are a cross between a horse and a donkey, and have long been used as pack animals in many parts of the world. There are a number of synonyms for the word "mules," including donkeys, burros, jackasses, jennies, and hinnies. While these animals may differ slightly in their physical characteristics and abilities, they are all well suited to carrying cargo over long distances. Whether you're exploring the backcountry on foot or in a four-wheel drive vehicle, mules and their synonyms can be a valuable asset for carrying gear and supplies.

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What are the opposite words for mules?

Mules, the offspring of a female horse and a male donkey, have antonyms that refer to different types of equines. Horses are the most common antonyms of mules as they are a different species and cannot interbreed with donkeys. Ponies, miniature horses, and Shetland ponies are other antonyms of mules that differ in height, appearance, and temperament. Another set of antonyms for mules is zebras, which have distinctive stripes and are native to Africa. Zebras are not domesticated and are much less docile than mules. In contrast, mules are known for their sturdy build and calm temperament, which make them suitable for farm work, pack animals, and riding.

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Usage examples for Mules

It is a halting-place for stage-coaches, and a station for the sale or hire of mules, without which it would be impossible to traverse the dangerous bridle-paths of the Rocky Mountains.
"A Lady's Captivity among Chinese Pirates in the Chinese Seas"
Fanny Loviot
In that case he would fetch me at ten o'clock with the mules.
"The Dead Lake and Other Tales"
Paul Heyse
Society had at last got accustomed to see us talk together whilst walking, why should we not also do so on mules.
"The Dead Lake and Other Tales"
Paul Heyse

Famous quotes with Mules

  • Horses and mules, and even sail cars, made more rapid progress than did the earliest locomotive.
    John Moody
  • My great-grandfather was a coal miner, who worked in Pennsylvania mines when carts were pulled by mules and mines were lit by candles. Mining was very dangerous work then.
    Tim Murphy
  • If you don't have my army supplied, and keep it supplied, we'll eat your mules up, sir.
    William Tecumseh Sherman
  • In Tennessee where I grew up, there were animals, farms, wagons, mules.
    Tina Turner
  • When beasts went together in companies, there was said to be a pride of lions; a lepe of leopards; an herd of harts, of bucks, and of all sorts of deer; a bevy of roes; a sloth of bears; a singular of boars; a sownder of wild swine; a dryft of tame swine; a route of wolves; a harras of horses; a rag of colts; a stud of mares; a pace of asses; a baren of mules, a team of oxen; a drove of kine; a flock of sheep; a tribe of goats; a sculk of foxes; a cete of badgers; a richess of martins; a fesynes of ferrets; a huske or a down of hares; a nest of rabbits; a clower of cats, and a kendel of young cats; a shrewdness of apes; and a labour of moles.
    Joseph Strutt

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