zeedonk

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Blend of zebra and donkey

Noun[edit]

zeedonk (plural zeedonks)

  1. A cross between a zebra and a donkey.
    • 1997, Thomas Fensch, Of Sneetches and Whos and the Good Dr. Seuss [1]
      One might have imagined that it could only have been Dr. Seuss who had thought up and named the zedonk—the animal produced when a male zebra mates with a female donkey!
    • 2003, Colin Bell, GCSE Applied Science Student Book [2]
      Suggest which animals are the parents of the cross breeds, zedonk and tiglion.
    • 2004, Kevin O'Hara, Last of the Donkey Pilgrims [3]
      I could have told him about zedonks and zebrasses; donkey cures for whooping cough and gout, how an onager is a wild ass from Central Asia; that the Australian kookaburra is nicknamed “the laughing donkey”; [...]