lagomorph
lagomorph \lag"o*morph\, n. (Zo["o]l.) One of the {Lagomorpha}. [1913 Webster]

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  • lagomorph — [lag′ə môrf΄] n. [< Gr lagōs, hare + MORPH] any of an order (Lagomorpha) of plant eating mammals characterized by a short tail and two pairs of upper incisors, one behind the other, and consisting of the rabbits, hares, and pikas lagomorphic… …   English World dictionary

  • lagomorph — lagomorphic, lagomorphous, adj. /lag euh mawrf /, n. any member of the order Lagomorpha, comprising the hares, rabbits, and pikas, resembling the rodents but having two pairs of upper incisors. [1880 85; < NL Lagomorpha name of the order, equiv.… …   Universalium

  • lagomorph — noun Etymology: ultimately from Greek lagōs hare + morphē form Date: 1882 any of an order (Lagomorpha) of gnawing herbivorous mammals having two pairs of incisors in the upper jaw one behind the other and comprising the rabbits, hares, and pikas …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lagomorph — noun A member of the mammalian taxonomic order, Lagomorpha, which includes hares, rabbits, and pikas …   Wiktionary

  • lagomorph — A member of the order Lagomorpha. * * * lag·o·morph (lagґə morf) any mammal of the order Lagomorpha …   Medical dictionary

  • lagomorph — [ lagəˌmɔ:f] noun Zoology a mammal of the order Lagomorpha, which comprises the hares, rabbits, and pikas, distinguished by the possession of double incisor teeth. Origin mod. L., from Gk lagōs hare + morphē form …   English new terms dictionary

  • lagomorph — lag·o·morph …   English syllables

  • lagomorph — lag•o•morph [[t]ˈlæg əˌmɔrf[/t]] n. mam any member of the order Lagomorpha, comprising the hares, rabbits, and pikas and resembling the rodents but having two pairs of upper incisors • Etymology: 1880–85; < NL Lagomorpha < Gk lagṓ(s) hare + …   From formal English to slang

  • lagomorph — /ˈlægəmɔf/ (say laguhmawf) noun any of the Lagomorpha, an order of small to medium sized terrestrial mammals with teeth adapted to gnawing like the rodents, but having two pairs of upper incisors, and including the hares, rabbits, and pikas.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • lagomorph — n. Zool. any mammal of the order Lagomorpha, including hares and rabbits. Etymology: Gk lagos hare + morphe form …   Useful english dictionary

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