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Mule Terminology

| Mules | June 16, 2014

Equis Asinus – The ass family

Jack, Jackass – The male of the ass family

Jennet, Jenny – The female of the ass family

Donkey – common nickname for the ass family

Burro – small members of the ass family

Mule – cross between a jack ,male ass, and a mare , female horse

Mule Colt – a mule of either sex under one year of age

Molly Mule, Mare Mule – Female mule over one year of age

Horse mule, John Mule – a male mule over year of age

Mammoth Jack or jennet – Large members of the ass family. Generally 14 hands or more in height

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