[ rab-i-tree ]

noun,plural rab·bit·ries.
  1. a collection of rabbits.

  2. a place where rabbits are kept.

Origin of rabbitry

First recorded in 1830–40; rabbit + -ry

Words Nearby rabbitry

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How to use rabbitry in a sentence

  • 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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  • The salamander is worth modernizing, too, so you can brand your own Rabbits with your monogram or the design of your own rabbitry.

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  • In the whole hutch of kitchen rabbitry the most popular modern ones are made with tomato, a little or lots.

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  • Now to come to the markings of this little aristocrat of the rabbitry.

British Dictionary definitions for rabbitry


/ (ˈræbɪtrɪ) /

nounplural -ries
  1. a place where tame rabbits are kept and bred

  2. the rabbits kept in such a place

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