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ˈræb ɪtrab·bit

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rabbit, coney, conynoun

    any of various burrowing animals of the family Leporidae having long ears and short tails; some domesticated and raised for pets or food

  2. lapin, rabbitnoun

    the fur of a rabbit

  3. rabbit, hareverb

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

  4. rabbitverb

    hunt rabbits

Wikipedia

  1. Rabbit

    Rabbits are small mammals in the family Leporidae of the order Lagomorpha (along with the hare and the pika). Oryctolagus cuniculus includes the European rabbit species and its descendants, the world's 305 breeds of domestic rabbit. Sylvilagus includes 13 wild rabbit species, among them the seven types of cottontail. The European rabbit, which has been introduced on every continent except Antarctica, is familiar throughout the world as a wild prey animal and as a domesticated form of livestock and pet. With its widespread effect on ecologies and cultures, the rabbit (or bunny) is, in many areas of the world, a part of daily life—as food, clothing, a companion, and a source of artistic inspiration. Although once considered rodents, lagomorphs like rabbits have been discovered to have diverged separately and earlier than their rodent cousins, and have a number of traits rodents lack, like two extra incisors.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rabbitnoun

    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

    Etymology: [OE. rabet, akin to OD. robbe, robbeken.]

Freebase

  1. Rabbit

    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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rabbit

    rab′it, n. a small rodent burrowing animal of the hare family: a cony: any member of the hare family.—v.i. to hunt rabbits.—ns. Rabb′it-brush, a North American composite plant; Rabb′it-ear, a long slender oyster; Rabb′iter, one who hunts rabbits; Rabb′it-fish, the 'king of the herrings;' Rabb′it-hutch, a box for the rearing of rabbits; Rabb′it-moth, a moth in United States of a furry appearance; Rabb′it-mouth, harelip; Rabb′it-root, the wild sarsaparilla; Rabb′itry, a rabbit-warren; Rabb′it-squirr′el, a chincha, a South American rodent; Rabb′it-suck′er (Shak.), a sucking rabbit; Rabb′it-warr′en, a place where rabbits are kept and bred.—Snow-shoe rabbit, an American hare found in the Rocky Mountains which turns white in winter; Welsh rabbit, melted cheese with a little ale poured over a slice of hot toast—sometimes written 'Welsh rarebit' by wiseacres. [M. E. rabet, dim. of a form seen in Old Dut. robbe.]

  2. Rabbit

    rab′it, v.t. an interjectional expression, like confound. [Perh. a corr. of rabate.]

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  1. Rabbit

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    Rank popularity for the word 'rabbit' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4080

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'rabbit' in Nouns Frequency: #1582

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rabbit in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rabbit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of rabbit in a Sentence

  1. Jason Crow:

    You have that group of people -- the Matt Gaetzs, the Mo Brookses, the Lauren Boeberts, the Marjorie Taylor Greenes of the world -- who are so depraved and have gone down the rabbit hole so far that in my book they are irredeemable.

  2. Jason Johnson:

    Now it turns out that the Trump administration may have an equally implausible conspiracy on its hands: Is the administration involved in child sex trafficking or just white nationalism? Follow me down the rabbit hole and see for yourself.

  3. Charles de LEUSSE:

    Because anticipate rather than search the bushes. (Car plutôt anticiper - Que les fourrés rechercher.) [Fables1, The Rabbit and the Hedgehog / Le Lapin et le Hérisson]

  4. Don Townswick:

    There is time for a rabbit to be pulled of a hat in respect to the Greek problem, everything pointed to a small rebound.

  5. Stephen Innes:

    We have flipped from a state where it is a stock rally no one wants to take part in, to a frenzied paced splurge where hedge funds and investors alike continue to chase markets like greyhounds to the mechanical rabbit.

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