leporine

[lep-uh-rahyn, -rin]

Origin of leporine

1650–60; < Latin leporīnus, equivalent to lepor- (stem of lepus) hare + -īnus -ine1
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leporine

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

Word Origin for leporine

C17: from Latin leporīnus, from lepus hare
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