canecutter

or cane cut·ter

[ keyn-kuht-er ]
/ ˈkeɪnˌkʌt ər /

noun

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

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Origin of canecutter

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