- a young hare.
Origin of leveret
Examples from the Web for leveret
Historical Examples of leveret
The scent of the leveret lies stronger than that of the grown animal.The Sportsman
But to the leveret she said, “Obey him, as though he were thine own father.”Cossack Fairy Tales and Folk Tales
The heavy rains, it is true, greatly distressed the leveret.
There she paused, apparently perplexed, and called to her leveret.
Even Mrs. Leveret took courage to speed a timid shaft of irony.Xingu
- a young hare, esp one less than one year old
Word Origin for leveret
"young hare," early 15c., from Old French levrat, diminutive of levre (12c., Modern French lièvre) "hare," from Latin lepore, from lepus.