Sunday, April 16, 2017
Citations for leporine
During an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel, the fun dad discussed how difficult it is to explain leporine mythical figures to 17-month-olds without getting too deep into biology and Christianity and what marshmallow Peeps have anything to do with the Resurrection.
The first rabbit, running just outside the window, had wide-open eyes, as if the race against the train required superhuman effort (super-leporine, actually, thought the lawyer).
Origin of leporine
Leporine entered English in the mid-1600s from the Latin leporīnus, which is equivalent to lepor-, the stem of lepus, meaning “hare.”