swamp hare
Water hare Wa"ter hare (Zo["o]l.) A small American hare or rabbit ({Lepus aquaticus}) found on or near the southern coasts of the United States; -- called also {water rabbit}, and {swamp hare}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Water hare — Wa ter hare (Zo[ o]l.) A small American hare or rabbit ({Lepus aquaticus}) found on or near the southern coasts of the United States; called also {water rabbit}, and {swamp hare}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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