leporide

[ lep-uh-rid, -rahyd, -reed ]
/ ˈlɛp ə rɪd, -ˌraɪd, -ˌrid /
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noun

a Belgian hare formerly believed to be a hybrid of the European rabbit and hare.

Nearby words

  1. lepidote,
  2. lepidus,
  3. lepontine alps,
  4. leporid,
  5. leporidae,
  6. leporine,
  7. leporis,
  8. lepothrix,
  9. leppard,
  10. leppy

Origin of leporide

From French, dating back to 1875–80; see origin at leporid

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