canecutter

or cane cut·ter

[keyn-kuht-er]
|

noun

any of several species of large cottontails inhabiting swamps or marshes.

Nearby words

  1. cane sugar,
  2. cane toad,
  3. canea,
  4. canebrake,
  5. canebreak,
  6. canegrub,
  7. canella,
  8. caner,
  9. canes venatici,
  10. canescent

Origin of canecutter

1835–45, Americanism, for earlier sense; cane + cutter

Also called swamp rabbit.

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for cane-cutter