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Can external USB drive be used on Macbook Pro

I'm getting Macbook Pro (likely the Retina model) :
seems like the Retina model does not have a built-in
DVD drive (while the non-retina model has a built-in
DVD drive).

I have a couple of THinkpad USB DVD drive (for X61
THinkpads) : can these be used /detected by Macbook
Pro?
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Think I did not clarify : I meant external USB DVDROM drives,
not USB HDD or USB thumb drive.

I plan to use my Thinkpad X61's external DVD writer drive
on a Macbook Pro.

Btw, does the older model (non retina) model of Macbook
Pro comes with a built-in DVD drive ?  Or is it called the
Optical drive?
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I think Apple's equivalent is called USB SuperDrive
but in Windows world, I called it DVD drive.  Are they
using the same media (ie DVD ) ?
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