noun, plural le·por·i·dae [li-pawr-i-dee, -por-] /lɪˈpɔr ɪˌdi, -ˈpɒr-/.
an animal of the family Leporidae, comprising the rabbits and hares.
belonging or pertaining to the family Leporidae.
Origin of leporid
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Historical Examples of leporidae
In the Hares (Leporidae) the number is nineteen, twelve or thirteen of which are thoracic.The Vertebrate Skeleton
Sidney H. Reynolds
of, relating to, or belonging to the Leporidae, a family of lagomorph mammals having long ears and limbs and a short tail: includes rabbits and hares
any animal belonging to the family Leporidae
Word Origin for leporid
C19: from Latin lepus hare
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