Definitions of leporid
  1. noun
    rabbits and hares
    synonyms: leporid mammal
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    coney, cony, rabbit
    any of various burrowing animals of the family Leporidae having long ears and short tails; some domesticated and raised for pets or food
    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
    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)
    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
    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
    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
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    gnawing mammal, lagomorph
    relative large gnawing animals; distinguished from rodents by having two pairs of upper incisors specialized for gnawing
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