arctic hare

  1. a large hare, Lepus arcticus, of the Canadian Arctic whose fur is white in winter

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How to use arctic hare in a sentence

  • It offers a parallel to the arctic hare in the fact that in some countries, such as Ireland, it only rarely turns white in winter.

  • To these sources of supply are added the arctic hare, caribou (reindeer), and in fact any flesh that can be obtained.

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  • The arctic hare, white as snow but for the great bulging black eye, bounds over the boulders.

  • The American arctic hare is always white because he always lives among the white expanses of the Far North.

  • Besides the Seals and fish, he sometimes catches an arctic hare.