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burro

(Encyclopedia) burro: see ass .

caper

(Encyclopedia) caper, common name for members of the Capparidaceae, a family of tropical plants found chiefly in the Old World and closely related to the family Cruciferae (or…

Kino, Eusebio Francisco

(Encyclopedia) Kino, Eusebio Francisco āo͞osā´byō fränsēs´kō kē´nō [key], c.1644–1711, missionary explorer in the American Southwest, b. Segno, in the Tyrol. He was in 1669 admitted to…

ass

(Encyclopedia) ass, hoofed, herbivorous mammal of the genus Equus, closely related to the horse . It is distinguished from the horse by its small size, large head, long…