- a mule, donkey, burro, or horse bred for vigor and hardiness and used for carrying heavy loads.
Origin of pack animal
Related Words for pack animalsumpter
Examples from the Web for pack animal
Historical Examples of pack animal
She unsaddled one pack-animal and spread some blankets on the grass.The Forester's Daughter
He owned his own horse and blankets, sometimes also a pack-animal.The Fighting Edge
William MacLeod Raine
The Indians were concerned only lest some pack-animal should fall in midstream.
A pack-animal carried our provisions, with a coffeepot and kettle, and three or four tin cups.The Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, Oregon and California
Brevet Col. J.C. Fremont
Then he turned his pack-animal into the wild hay in the pasture he had fenced off in the creek bottom.
- an animal, such as a donkey, used to transport goods, equipment, etc