swamp rabbit

swamp rabbit
canecutter cane"cut`ter, cane cutter cane" cut`ter(k[=a]n"k[u^]t`[~e]r), n. a type of rabbit ({Sylvilagus aquaticus}) inhabiting southeastern U.S. swamps and lowlands; -- called also {swamp rabbit}.

Syn: swamp rabbit, swamp hare. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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