Definitions of cony
  1. noun
    any of several small ungulate mammals of Africa and Asia with rodent-like incisors and feet with hooflike toes
    synonyms: coney, das, dassie, hyrax
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    Procavia capensis, rock hyrax, rock rabbit
    hyrax that lives in rocky areas
    type of:
    eutherian, eutherian mammal, placental, placental mammal
    mammals having a placenta; all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
  2. noun
    small short-eared burrowing mammal of rocky uplands of Asia and western North America
    synonyms: coney, mouse hare, pika, rock rabbit
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    Ochotona princeps, little chief hare
    North American pika
    Ochotona collaris, collared pika
    similar to little chief hare and may be same species
    type of:
    gnawing mammal, lagomorph
    relative large gnawing animals; distinguished from rodents by having two pairs of upper incisors specialized for gnawing
  3. noun
    any of various burrowing animals of the family Leporidae having long ears and short tails; some domesticated and raised for pets or food
    synonyms: coney, rabbit
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    rabbit ears
    the long ears of a rabbit
    castrated male rabbit
    bunny, bunny rabbit
    (usually informal) especially a young rabbit
    European rabbit, Old World rabbit, Oryctolagus cuniculus
    common greyish-brown burrowing animal native to southern Europe and northern Africa but introduced elsewhere; widely domesticated and developed in various colors and for various needs; young are born naked and helpless
    cottontail, cottontail rabbit, wood rabbit
    common small rabbit of North America having greyish or brownish fur and a tail with a white underside; a host for Ixodes pacificus and Ixodes scapularis (Lyme disease ticks)
    Belgian hare, leporide
    red breed of domestic rabbits; hybrid between Old World rabbit and hare
    Angora, Angora rabbit
    domestic breed of rabbit with long white silky hair
    Sylvilagus floridanus, eastern cottontail
    widely distributed in United States except northwest and far west regions
    Sylvilagus aquaticus, canecutter, swamp hare, swamp rabbit
    a wood rabbit of southeastern United States swamps and lowlands
    Sylvilagus palustris, marsh hare, swamp rabbit
    a wood rabbit of marshy coastal areas from North Carolina to Florida
    type of:
    leporid, leporid mammal
    rabbits and hares
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