leporid leporid n. A mammal of the family {Leporidae}, including the rabbits and hares.

Syn: leporid mammal. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • leporid — leporíd s. n., pl. leporíde Trimis de siveco, 15.04.2008. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic …   Dicționar Român

  • leporid — [lep′ə rid] n. pl. leporidae [li pôr′i dē΄] [< ModL Leporidae < L lepus (gen. leporis) hare, of Iberian Balearic orig. > Gr lebēris, Fr lapin] any of a family (Leporidae) of lagomorphic mammals, consisting of the hares and rabbits adj.… …   English World dictionary

  • leporid — noun rabbits and hares • Syn: ↑leporid mammal • Hypernyms: ↑lagomorph, ↑gnawing mammal • Hyponyms: ↑rabbit, ↑coney, ↑cony, ↑hare …   Useful english dictionary

  • leporid — /lep euh rid/, n., pl. leporidae /li pawr i dee , por /, adj. n. 1. an animal of the family Leporidae, comprising the rabbits and hares. adj. 2. belonging or pertaining to the family Leporidae. [ < NL Leporidae name of the family, equiv. to Lepor …   Universalium

  • leporid — noun Any mammal of the family Leporidae; the rabbits and hares …   Wiktionary

  • lepòrid — le|pò|rid Mot Pla Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • leporid — n. rabbit or hare, animal from the family Leporidae …   English contemporary dictionary

  • leporid — lep·o·rid …   English syllables

  • leporid —   a. pertaining or belonging to the family comprising rabbits and hares; n. animal of this family.    ♦ leporine, a. pertaining to or like a hare …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • leporid mammal — noun rabbits and hares • Syn: ↑leporid • Hypernyms: ↑lagomorph, ↑gnawing mammal • Hyponyms: ↑rabbit, ↑coney, ↑cony, ↑hare …   Useful english dictionary

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