leporidae

leporid

[lep-uh-rid]
noun, plural leporidae [li-pawr-i-dee, -por-] .
1.
an animal of the family Leporidae, comprising the rabbits and hares.
adjective
2.
belonging or pertaining to the family Leporidae.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin Leporidae name of the family, equivalent to Lepor-, stem of Lepus the type genus (Latin: hare) + -idae -idae; see -id2

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leporid (ˈlɛpərɪd)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or belonging to the Leporidae, a family of lagomorph mammals having long ears and limbs and a short tail: includes rabbits and hares
 
n
2.  any animal belonging to the family Leporidae
 
[C19: from Latin lepus hare]

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