leporide

leporide

[lep-uh-rid, -rahyd, -reed]
noun
a Belgian hare formerly believed to be a hybrid of the European rabbit and hare.

Origin:
1875–80; < French; see leporid

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leporide

noun
red breed of domestic rabbits; hybrid between Old World rabbit and hare [syn: Belgian hare
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