Leporine Lep"o*rine (l[e^]p"[-o]*r[imac]n or -r[i^]n), a. [L. leporinus, fr. lepus, leporis, hare. See {Leveret}.] (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to a hare; like or characteristic of, a hare. [1913 Webster]

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  • leporine — [lep′ə rīn΄, lep′ərin] adj. [L leporinus < lepus: see LEPORID] of or like a hare or hares …   English World dictionary

  • leporine — adjective of, relating to, or resembling a hare or rabbit. His leporine ears perked up at the mention of dessert …   Wiktionary

  • leporine — /lep euh ruyn , rin/, adj. Zool. of, pertaining to, or resembling a rabbit or hare. [1650 60; < L leporinus, equiv. to lepor (s. of lepus) hare + inus INE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • leporine — adj. of or pertaining to a rabbit or hare …   English contemporary dictionary

  • leporine — [ lɛpərʌɪn] adjective of or resembling a hare or hares. Origin C17: from L. leporinus, from lepus, lepor hare …   English new terms dictionary

  • leporine — lep·o·rine …   English syllables

  • leporine — lep•o•rine [[t]ˈlɛp əˌraɪn, rɪn[/t]] adj. zool. of or resembling a rabbit or hare • Etymology: 1650–60; < L leporīnus=lepor , s. of lepus hare + īnus ine I …   From formal English to slang

  • leporine — /ˈlɛpəraɪn/ (say lepuhruyn) adjective of, relating to, or resembling the hare. {Latin leporīnus} …   Australian English dictionary

  • leporine — adj. of or like hares. Etymology: L leporinus f. lepus oris hare …   Useful english dictionary

  • leporine seal — jūrų kiškis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Erignathus barbatus angl. bearded seal; great seal; leporine seal; long bodied seal; squareflipper; ugrug; ugruk vok. Bartrobbe; Blaurobbe; bärtige Robbe;… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

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