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English → English (gcide) Definition: Lepus cuniculus Rabbit \Rab"bit\ (r[a^]b"b[i^]t), n. [OE. rabet, akin to OD. robbe, robbeken.] (Zo["o]l.) Any of the smaller species of the genus Lepus, especially the common European species (Lepus cuniculus), which is often kept as a pet, and has been introduced into many countries. It is remarkably prolific, and has become a pest in some parts of Australia and New Zealand. [1913 Webster] Note: The common American rabbit (Lepus sylvatica) is similar but smaller. See Cottontail, and Jack rabbit , under 2d Jack. The larger species of Lepus are commonly called hares. See Hare. [1913 Webster] Angora rabbit (Zo["o]l.), a variety of the domestic rabbit having long, soft fur. Rabbit burrow, a hole in the earth made by rabbits for shelter and habitation. Rabbit fish. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The northern chim[ae]ra (Chim[ae]ra monstrosa). (b) Any one of several species of plectognath fishes, as the bur fish, and puffer. The term is also locally applied to other fishes. Rabbits' ears. (Bot.) See Cyclamen. Rabbit warren, a piece of ground appropriated to the breeding and preservation of rabbits. --Wright. Rock rabbit. (a) (Zo["o]l.) See Daman, and Klipdas. (b) the pika. Welsh rabbit, a dish of which the chief constituents are melted cheese over toasted bread, flavored in various ways, as with ale, beer, milk, or spices. The name is popularly said to be a corruption of Welsh rare bit, but it is probably merely a humorous designation; -- also called Welsh rarebit. [1913 Webster] Cony \Co"ny\ (? or ?; 277), n. [OE. coning, conig, coni, OF. connin, conin, connil, fr. L. cuniculus a rabbit, cony, prob. an Hispanic word.] [Written also coney.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A rabbit, esp., the European rabbit (Lepus cuniculus ). (b) The chief hare. [1913 Webster] Note: The cony of Scripture is thought to be Hyrax Syriacus , called also daman, and cherogril. See Daman. [1913 Webster] 2. A simpleton. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] It is a most simple animal; whence are derived our usual phrases of cony and cony catcher. --Diet's Dry Dinner (1599). [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo["o]l.) (a) An important edible West Indian fish (Epinephelus apua ); the hind of Bermuda. (b) A local name of the burbot. [Eng.] [1913 Webster]

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