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snowshoe hare

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noun
  1. a large-footed North American hare, Lepus americanus, that is white in winter and dark brown in summer.
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Origin of snowshoe hare

First recorded in 1885–90
Also called snowshoe rabbit, varying hare.
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British Dictionary definitions for snowshoe hare

snowshoe hare

snowshoe rabbit

noun
  1. a N North American hare, Lepus americanus, having brown fur in summer, white fur in winter, and heavily furred feet
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