snowshoe-hare

snowshoe hare

noun
a large-footed North American hare, Lepus americanus, that is white in winter and dark brown in summer.
Also called snowshoe rabbit, varying hare.


Origin:
1885–90

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snowshoe hare or snowshoe rabbit
 
n
a N North American hare, Lepus americanus, having brown fur in summer, white fur in winter, and heavily furred feet
 
snowshoe rabbit or snowshoe rabbit
 
n

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