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pack animal

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noun
a mule, donkey, burro, or horse bred for vigor and hardiness and used for carrying heavy loads.
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Origin of pack animal

First recorded in 1840–50
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pack animal

noun
an animal, such as a donkey, used to transport goods, equipment, etc
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