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jumping hare

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noun
  1. springhare.
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Origin of jumping hare

First recorded in 1830–40
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Historical Examples

  • The jumping-hare is found in open or mountainous districts, and has habits very like a jerboa.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 5

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