Definition of Leporid

1. Noun. Rabbits and hares.

Exact synonyms: Leporid Mammal
Generic synonyms: Gnawing Mammal, Lagomorph
Group relationships: Family Leporidae, Leporidae
Specialized synonyms: Coney, Cony, Rabbit, Hare



Definition of Leporid

1. Noun. (zoology) Any mammal of the family ''Leporidae''; the rabbits and hares ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Leporid

1. a gnawing mammal [n -RIDS or -RIDAE]

Leporid Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Leporid Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Leporid

lepidosaurs
lepidosiren
lepidosirens
lepidosis
lepidote
lepidoted
lepidotes
lepidotrichia
lepiota
lepiotoid
lepirudin
lepisma
lepismoid
lepodactylid
lepodactylids
leporid (current term)
leporid mammal
leporide
leporids
leporine
leporipoxvirus
lepospondyl
lepospondyls
lepothrix
lepped
lepper
leppers
leppies
lepping
leppy

Literary usage of Leporid

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert Armitage Sterndale (1884)
"There are only two families each of one existing genus—leporid. ... FAMILY leporid^— THE HARES. " Three premolars above and two below; molars rootless, ..."

2. Essays and Observations on Natural History, Anatomy, Physiology, Psychology by John Hunter, Richard Owen (1861)
"[Family leporid^.] THE HARE [Lepus timidus, Linn.]3. The oesophagus at the lower part of the thorax, before it goes through the diaphragm, passes into a ..."

3. The Mammals of India: A Natural History of All the Animals Known to Inhabit by Thomas Claverhill Jerdon (1874)
"leporid^E, Hares. Syn. Duplici-dentata, Van der Hoeven. Upper incisors 4 in number, there being two thin teeth placed behind the anterior and larger teeth. ..."

4. College zoology by Robert William Hegner (1918)
"South America is richest in the number of species. The best-known North American families are the rabbits and hares (leporid. ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Leporid

Search for Leporid on Dictionary.com!Search for Leporid on Thesaurus.com!Search for Leporid on Google!Search for Leporid on Wikipedia!

Search