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leveret

[lev-er-it] /ˈlɛv ər ɪt/
noun
1.
a young hare.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English < Anglo-French, diminutive of levre, Old French lievre < Latin leporem, accusative of lepus hare; see -et
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leveret

/ˈlɛvərɪt; -vrɪt/
noun
1.
a young hare, esp one less than one year old
Word Origin
C15: from Norman French levrete, diminutive of levre, from Latin lepus hare
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Word Origin and History for leveret
n.

"young hare," early 15c., from Old French levrat, diminutive of levre (12c., Modern French lièvre) "hare," from Latin lepore, from lepus.

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