Definition of Leporine

1. a. Of or pertaining to a hare; like or characteristic of, a hare.



Definition of Leporine

1. Adjective. of, relating to, or resembling a hare or rabbit. ¹

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Definition of Leporine

1. resembling a rabbit or hare [adj]

Medical Definition of Leporine

1. Of or pertaining to a hare; like or characteristic of, a hare. Origin: L. Leporinus, fr. Lepus, leporis, hare. See Leveret. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leporine

lepidote
lepidoted
lepidotes
lepidotrichia
lepiota
lepiotoid
lepirudin
lepisma
lepismoid
lepodactylid
lepodactylids
leporid
leporid mammal
leporide
leporids
leporine (current term)
leporipoxvirus
lepospondyl
lepospondyls
lepothrix
lepped
lepper
leppers
leppies
lepping
leppy
lepra
lepra cells
lepras
leprechaun

Literary usage of Leporine

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1. The Land of Sunshine by Charles Fletcher Lummis (1899)
"Practicability was a leading motive, as well as attractive appearance and the result of the undertaking was the production of the " leporine," which soon ..."

2. A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1900)
"leporine, belonging to a hare. ... Leveret ; see leporine. Leviathan. (L. - Heb.) Late L. leviathan, Job xl. 20 (Vulgate). ..."

3. Gardeners Chronicle, the Horticultural Trade Journal (1897)
"Mr. THOMAS CHRISTY inquired what position the so-called Belgian hare or leporine occupied in relation to the question of hybridity ; and was answered that ..."

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