Definitions for rabbitˈræb ɪt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
rab•bitˈræb ɪt(n.)(pl.)-bits; -bit.
any of several large-eared, hopping lagomorphs of the family Leporidae, usu. smaller than the hares and characterized by bearing blind and furless young in nests.
the fur of a rabbit or hare.
Origin of rabbit:
1375–1425; prob. < ONF; cf. Walloon robett, dial. D robbe
rabbit, coney, cony(noun)
any of various burrowing animals of the family Leporidae having long ears and short tails; some domesticated and raised for pets or food
the fur of a rabbit
flesh of any of various rabbits or hares (wild or domesticated) eaten as food
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a long-eared furry animal that hops
any of the smaller species of the genus Lepus, especially the common European species (Lepus cuniculus), which is often kept as a pet, and has been introduced into many countries. It is remarkably prolific, and has become a pest in some parts of Australia and New Zealand
Rabbits are small mammals in the family Leporidae of the order Lagomorpha, found in several parts of the world. There are eight different genera in the family classified as rabbits, including the European rabbit, cottontail rabbits, and the Amami rabbit. There are many other species of rabbit, and these, along with pikas and hares, make up the order Lagomorpha. The male is called a buck and the female is a doe; a young rabbit is a kitten or kit.
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Translations for rabbit
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a type of small long-eared burrowing animal, found living wild in fields or sometimes kept as a pet.
- haas, konynAfrikaans
- coelhoPortuguese (BR)
- das KaninchenGerman
- zec, kunićCroatian
- (üregi) nyúlHungarian
- سوى، سويه: دسويى ويښتانPashto
- iepure (de casă)Romanian
- 兔子Chinese (Trad.)
- con thỏVietnamese
- 兔子Chinese (Simp.)
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