noun, plural rab·bit·ries.

a collection of rabbits.
a place where rabbits are kept.

Origin of rabbitry

First recorded in 1830–40; rabbit + -ry
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Contemporary Examples of rabbitry

  • Herschbach, 77, informed the royal couple that his father had been the one who had created the breed at his California rabbitry.

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Historical Examples of rabbitry

British Dictionary definitions for rabbitry


noun plural -ries

a place where tame rabbits are kept and bred
the rabbits kept in such a place
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