Definition of Leporide
1. Noun. Red breed of domestic rabbits; hybrid between Old World rabbit and hare.
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Literary usage of Leporide
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1868)
"In certain organs, such as the feet and the ovaries, the leporide occupies a middle place between the hare and the rabbit. The generative organs are ..."
2. History of the Commune of 1871 by Lissagaray (1886)
"This member of the leporide species called Vermorel " bombic." Such was his mode of discussion. Under the veil of literary refinement lurked the amenities ..."
3. The Natural History of Man: A Course of Elementary Lectures by Armand de Quatrefages de Bréau (1875)
"... and these hybrids and their descendants are fertile among themselves, and the hybrids between the hare and the leporide are " fine and valuable animals ..."
4. The Origin of Life and Process of Reproduction in Plants and Animals: With by Frederick Hollick (1902)
"M. Rons, of Angouleme, France, has successfully crossed the hare with the rabbit, and the hybrid, called a leporide, is found to be both prolific and ..."
5. List of the Osteological Specimens in the Collection of the British Museum by John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1847)
"South America. * Skull and bones of body. South America. The AGOUTI. Dasyprocta Aguti. Fam. leporide. The SARDINIAN HARE. Lepus Mediterraneus. Skull. ..."