Definition of Coney

1. Noun. Black-spotted usually dusky-colored fish with reddish fins.

Exact synonyms: Epinephelus Fulvus
Generic synonyms: Grouper
Group relationships: Epinephelus, Genus Epinephelus



2. Noun. Any of several small ungulate mammals of Africa and Asia with rodent-like incisors and feet with hooflike toes.
Exact synonyms: Cony, Das, Dassie, Hyrax
Generic synonyms: Eutherian, Eutherian Mammal, Placental, Placental Mammal
Group relationships: Family Procaviidae, Procaviidae
Specialized synonyms: Procavia Capensis, Rock Hyrax, Rock Rabbit

3. Noun. Small short-eared burrowing mammal of rocky uplands of Asia and western North America.

4. Noun. Any of various burrowing animals of the family Leporidae having long ears and short tails; some domesticated and raised for pets or food.

Definition of Coney

1. n. A rabbit. See Cony.

Definition of Coney

1. Noun. A rabbit, especially the European rabbit (''Lepus cuniculus''). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Coney

1. cony [n -NEYS] - See also: cony

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coney

conenose
conenose bug
conenoses
conepate
conepates
conepatl
conepatls
conepiece
conepieces
cones
conessi
conessines
conexus
conexus intertendineus
coney (current term)
coneys
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confabbed
confabbing
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confabular
confabulate
confabulated
confabulates
confabulating
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confabulations

Literary usage of Coney

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1. London by Charles Knight (1843)
"Then, ere they part, they make him a coney, and so ferret-claw him at cards, ... For at this time, it seems, coney-catching was universally managed by the ..."

2. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1907)
"Died Mr. Nathaniel coney of this church." Nathaniel coney married Elizabeth ... Nathaniel coney married, as his second wife, Abigail, daughter of Thomas ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1843)
"(With a View of the House of Walter coney, at Lynn Regis, Norfolk. ... It was built about the middle of the fifteenth century by Walter coney, ..."

4. Illustrative Cases on Equity Jurisprudence by Harry Burns Hutchins, Robert Emmet Bunker (1903)
"coney ISLAND & BR CO. (39 NE 17, 144 NY 152.) Court of Appeals of New York. Dec. 11, 1894. Appeal from supreme court, general term, Second department Action ..."

5. Catalogue of Drawings by British Artists and Artists of Foreign Origin by Laurence Binyon (1898)
"coney, 1807. Water colours and Indian ink; 10J x 18 J in. ... Signed and dated J. coney, 1812. Water colours over Indian ink ; 9 x GJ in. 17. ST. ..."

6. Sewage Disposal in the United States by George W. Rafter, Moses Nelson Baker (1893)
"THE disposal plants at coney Island, Round Lake, White Plains, ... coney ISLAND. The first of the four plants to be put in operation was that at coney ..."

7. Writing of Today: Models of Journalistic Prose by Gerhard Richard Lomer (1919)
"At night the electric Niagara IV dark doorways, the clutter of fire-escapes, coney ISLAND AT NIGHT the rickety wooden hoardings. ..."

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