[lep-uh-rid, -rahyd, -reed]
- a Belgian hare formerly believed to be a hybrid of the European rabbit and hare.
Origin of leporide
From French, dating back to 1875–80; see origin at leporid
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Examples from the Web for leporide
I do not mean an ordinary half-breed, but a prolific hybrid similar to the leporide.
This member of the leporide species called Vermorel "bombic."History of the Commune of 1871
The leporide fattens rapidly, and with but little expenditure of food.