cony
variant of coney

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  • Cony — ist der Nachname folgender Personen: Carlos Heitor Cony (* 1926), brasilianischer Schriftsteller und Journalist Samuel Cony (1811 1870), US amerikanischer Politiker Cony ist der Vorname folgender Personen: Cony Theis (* 1958), deutsche Künstlerin …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cony — Co ny (? or ?; 277), n. [OE. coning, conig, coni, OF. connin, conin, connil, fr. L. cuniculus a rabbit, cony, prob. an Hispanic word.] [Written also {coney}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A rabbit, esp., the European rabbit ({Lepus cuniculus}). (b) The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cony — Mot Monosíl·lab Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • cony — see CONEY (Cf. coney) …   Etymology dictionary

  • cony — [kō′nē] n. pl. conies CONEY …   English World dictionary

  • cony — /koh nee, kun ee/, n., pl. conies. 1. the fur of a rabbit, esp. when dyed to simulate Hudson seal. 2. the daman or other hyrax of the same genus. 3. the pika. 4. a rabbit. 5. Obs. a person who is easily tricked; gull; dupe. Also, coney. [1150… …   Universalium

  • cony — [13] The rabbit was not originally native to northern Europe, so there is no Germanic word for it. Cony was introduced into English (originally in the sense ‘rabbit fur’, not until a century later for the animal itself) from Anglo Norman conis,… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • cony — [13] The rabbit was not originally native to northern Europe, so there is no Germanic word for it. Cony was introduced into English (originally in the sense ‘rabbit fur’, not until a century later for the animal itself) from Anglo Norman conis,… …   Word origins

  • cony — Chief hare Chief hare (Zo[ o]l.) A small rodent ({Lagamys princeps}) inhabiting the summits of the Rocky Mountains; also called {crying hare}, {calling hare}, {cony}, {American pika}, and {little chief hare}. [1913 Webster] Note: It is not a true …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cony — noun A rabbit, especially the European rabbit (). Syn: bunny …   Wiktionary

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