Definition of Swamp rabbit

1. Noun. A wood rabbit of marshy coastal areas from North Carolina to Florida.




2. Noun. A wood rabbit of southeastern United States swamps and lowlands.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swamp Rabbit

swamp hare
swamp hickory
swamp honeysuckle
swamp horsetail
swamp laurel
swamp lily
swamp locust
swamp mallow
swamp maple
swamp milkweed
swamp oak
swamp pine
swamp pines
swamp plant
swamp poplar
swamp rabbit (current term)
swamp red oak
swamp rose mallow
swamp sparrow
swamp sunflower
swamp white oak
swamp willow
swamped
swamper
swampers
swamphen
swamphens
swampier
swampiest

Literary usage of Swamp rabbit

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1. The Mammals of Illinois and Wisconsin by Charles Barney Cory (1912)
"He says, "JD Mitchell of Victoria, Texas, informs me that the nesting habits of the swamp rabbit arc identical with those of the Cotton-tail tS.f. chapmani) ..."

2. Those Times and These by Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb (1917)
"... but it would have been as reasonable to expect a Jersey bull to overtake a swamp rabbit when the swamp rabbit had the start of the bull, and was scared ..."

3. The Burgess Animal Book for Children by Thornton Waldo Burgess (1920)
"... swamp rabbit. Others call him the Swamp Hare. The latter is really the best name for him, because he is a true Hare. He lives in swamps instead of ..."

4. The Mammals of Illinois and Wisconsin by Charles Barney Cory (1912)
"The swamp rabbit is a southern species found within our limits only in the extreme southern part of Illinois. According to Howell the northern limit of its ..."

5. Those Times and These by Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb (1917)
"... but it would have been as reasonable to expect a Jersey bull to overtake a swamp rabbit when the swamp rabbit had the start of the bull, and was scared ..."

6. The Burgess Animal Book for Children by Thornton Waldo Burgess (1920)
"Some folks call him the swamp rabbit. Others call him the Swamp Hare. The latter is really the best name for him, because he is a true Hare. ..."

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