leporine

[ lep-uh-rahyn, -rin ]

adjectiveZoology.
  1. of, relating to, or resembling a rabbit or hare.

Origin of leporine

1
First recorded in 1650–60; from Latin leporīnus, equivalent to lepor- (stem of lepus “hare”) + -īnus -ine1

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leporine

/ (ˈlɛpəˌraɪn) /


adjective
  1. of, relating to, or resembling a hare

Origin of leporine

1
C17: from Latin leporīnus, from lepus hare

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