- (noun), donkey + elephantшутл. помесь осла и слона
[lang name="English"]PD: "A name coined by political cartoonists to describe an animal which is a cross between a donkey representing the Democratic Party and an elephant, the symbol of the Republican Party. In 1911, when the word was first used, the two parties held positions that were virtually the same regarding many national issues"
Англо-русский словарь. Современные тенденции в словообразовании. Контаминанты. — М. : Флинта : Наука. Н.А. Лаврова. 2009.