lapin

[ lap-in; French la-pan ]
/ ˈlæp ɪn; French laˈpɛ̃ /

noun, plural lap·ins [lap-inz; French la-pan]. /ˈlæp ɪnz; French laˈpɛ̃/.

a rabbit.
rabbit fur, especially when trimmed and dyed.

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Origin of lapin

1900–05; <French, Middle French, perhaps, by suffix alteration, from laperean rabbit <Ibero-Romance; cf. cony
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