[lep-uh s, lee-puh s]
- the Hare, a small southern constellation south of Orion.
Origin of Lepus
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Such then was its nature (Lepus, levipes, lightfoot, some think).Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 7
Charles H. Sylvester
Lamb's signature, Lepus (a hare), is appended to all that are here included.The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb
In this feature, L. altamirae agrees with Lepus californicus and differs from members of the Lepus callotis group.
Consequently, Lepus merriami altamirae Nelson, it seems, should stand as Lepus californicus altamirae.
Hares (Lepus mediterraneus), common all over Spain, are rather more numerous in the marisma than on the drier grounds.Unexplored Spain
- a small constellation in the S hemisphere lying between Orion and Columba
New Latin, from Latin: hare
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