- a small conduit or burrow, as an underground drain or rabbit hole.
- a low tunnel, as to a burial chamber.
- Pathology. a burrow in the skin caused by the itch mite.
Origin of cuniculus
1660–70; < Latin: rabbit, burrow; see cony
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- The burrow of the itch mite in the skin.
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