Definitions for rabbitˈræb ɪt
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
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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