A rodent of the genus Lepus, having long hind legs, a short tail, and a divided upper lip. It is a timid animal, moves swiftly by leaps, and is remarkable for its fecundity.
A small constellation situated south of and under the foot of Orion; Lepus.
A member of the Leporidae family. Distinctive from rabbits in that the young of a hare are born with fur and with their eyes open. The young are also able to hop around quite soon after birth.
swift timid long-eared mammal larger than a rabbit having a divided upper lip and long hind legs; young born furred and with open eyes
flesh of any of various rabbits or hares (wild or domesticated) eaten as food
a small mammal resembling a rabbit, but having longer ears, larger hind feet and longer legs adapted for jumping
a wild rabbit with a strong gamey flavor. This is not a wild version of the rabbits raised domestically for food in Europe and some parts of the United States, but another type. It may not be used in place of rabbit in a recipe.
Jackrabbits. They differ from rabbits in having generally larger ears, tail, and legs.
The "rabbit" of the North Country, the Snowshoe Hare ( Lepus americanus) is prey for many species, including the elusive Lynx ( Lynx canadensis). Known for its large feet and seasonal change of color. Missâbos in the Ojibwe.
Hares and jackrabbits are leporids belonging to the genus Lepus. (Four other species of leporid in the genera Caprolagus and Pronolagus are also called "hares".) Very young hares are called leverets.