springhare

[ spring-hair ]
/ ˈsprɪŋˌhɛər /

noun

a leaping and burrowing rodent, Pedetes capensis, native to southern Africa, having kangaroolike legs and long, pointed ears.

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Also called jumping hare, spring·haas [spring-hahs]. /ˈsprɪŋˌhɑs/.

Origin of springhare

1815–25; translation of Afrikaans springhaas;see spring, hare
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