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springhare

[spring-hair] /ˈsprɪŋˌhɛər/
noun
1.
a leaping and burrowing rodent, Pedetes capensis, native to southern Africa, having kangaroolike legs and long, pointed ears.
Also called jumping hare, springhaas
[spring-hahs] /ˈsprɪŋˌhɑs/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of springhare
1815-1825
1815-25; translation of Afrikaans springhaas; see spring, hare
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springhaas

/ˈsprɪŋˌhɑːs/
noun (pl) -haas, -hase (-ˌhɑːzə)
1.
a S and E African nocturnal rodent, Pedetes capensis, resembling a small kangaroo: family Pedetidae
Word Origin
from Afrikaans: spring hare
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