rabbit
1. noun /ˈræbɪt,ˈræbət/
a) Several small mammals of the family Leporidae (rabbits and hares), with long ears, long hind legs and a short, fluffy tail.

The pioneers survived by eating the small game they could get; rabbits, squirrels and occasionally a raccoon.

b) The fur of a rabbit typically used to imitate another animals fur.
2. verb /ˈræbɪt,ˈræbət/
a) To hunt rabbits.

The informant seemed skittish, as if he was about to rabbit.

b) to flee.

Stop your infernal rabbiting! Use proper words or nobody will listen to you!


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Synonyms:
(Lepus cuniculus)


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