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canecutter

[keyn-kuht-er] /ˈkeɪnˌkʌt ər/
noun
1.
any of several species of large cottontails inhabiting swamps or marshes.
Also, cane cutter.
Also called swamp rabbit.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45, Americanism, for earlier sense; cane + cutter
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