Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to genus Equus: family Equidae
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|Noun||1.||genus Equus - type genus of the Equidae: only surviving genus of the family Equidae|
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
ass - hardy and sure-footed animal smaller and with longer ears than the horse
domestic ass, donkey, Equus asinus - domestic beast of burden descended from the African wild ass; patient but stubborn
mule - hybrid offspring of a male donkey and a female horse; usually sterile
hinny - hybrid offspring of a male horse and a female donkey or ass; usually sterile; "a hinny has a gentler disposition than a mule"
wild ass - any of several equine mammals of Asia and northeast Africa
zebra - any of several fleet black-and-white striped African equines