varying hare
noun Date: 1781 snowshoe hare

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  • Varying hare — Varying Va ry*ing, a. & n. from {Vary}. [1913 Webster] {Varying hare} (Zo[ o]l.), any hare or rabbit which becomes white in winter, especially the common hare of the Northern United States and Canada. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • varying hare — n. SNOWSHOE HARE * * * …   Universalium

  • varying hare — n. SNOWSHOE HARE …   English World dictionary

  • varying hare — baltasis kiškis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Lepus timidus angl. Alpine hare; Arctic hare; hill hare; mountain hare; polar hare; variable hare; varying hare vok. eurasischer Schneehase; nordischer… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • varying hare — noun large large footed North American hare; white in winter • Syn: ↑snowshoe hare, ↑snowshoe rabbit, ↑Lepus americanus • Hypernyms: ↑hare * * * noun Etymology: varying (present p …   Useful english dictionary

  • varying hare — var′ying hare′ n. zool. mam snowshoe hare • Etymology: 1775–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • varying hare. — See snowshoe hare. [1775 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • varying hare. — See snowshoe hare. [1775 85] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Varying — Va ry*ing, a. & n. from {Vary}. [1913 Webster] {Varying hare} (Zo[ o]l.), any hare or rabbit which becomes white in winter, especially the common hare of the Northern United States and Canada. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hare — Hare, n. [AS. hara; akin to D. haas, G. hase, OHG. haso, Dan. & Sw. hare, Icel. h[=e]ri, Skr. [,c]a[,c]a. [root]226.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A rodent of the genus {Lepus}, having long hind legs, a short tail, and a divided upper lip. It is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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