canecutter

canecutter

[keyn-kuht-er]
noun
any of several species of large cottontails inhabiting swamps or marshes.
Also, cane cutter.
Also called swamp rabbit.


Origin:
1835–45, Americanism, for earlier sense; cane + cutter

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canecutter

noun
a wood rabbit of southeastern United States swamps and lowlands [syn: swamp rabbit
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