hare

Definitions of hare
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n swift timid long-eared mammal larger than a rabbit having a divided upper lip and long hind legs; young born furred and with open eyes

Types:
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leveret
a young hare especially one in its first year
European hare, Lepus europaeus
large hare introduced in North America; does not turn white in winter
jackrabbit
large hare of western North America
Arctic hare, Lepus arcticus, polar hare
a large hare of northern North America; it is almost completely white in winter
Lepus americanus, snowshoe hare, snowshoe rabbit, varying hare
large large-footed North American hare; white in winter
Lepus townsendi, white-tailed jackrabbit, whitetail jackrabbit
largest hare of northern plains and western mountains of United States; brownish-grey in summer and pale grey in winter; tail nearly always all white
Lepus californicus, blacktail jackrabbit
the common jackrabbit of grasslands and open areas of western United States; has large black-tipped ears and black streak on the tail
Type of:
leporid, leporid mammal
rabbits and hares

n flesh of any of various rabbits or hares (wild or domesticated) eaten as food

Synonyms:
rabbit
Type of:
game
the flesh of wild animals that is used for food

v run quickly, like a hare

“He hared down the hill”
Type of:
run
move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time

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