Definition of Lepus americanus
1. Noun. Large large-footed North American hare; white in winter.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Lepus Americanus
Literary usage of Lepus americanus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Dog and the Sportsman: Embracing the Uses, Breeding, Training, Diseases by John Stuart Skinner (1845)
"AMERICAN HARE—(lepus americanus), WHICH is very commonly, but very improperly called rabbit. Indeed the hare and rabbit so much resemble each other, ..."
2. American Animals: A Popular Guide to the Mammals of North America North of by Witmer Stone, William Everett Cram (1902)
"... seem to be reversed, and the dark-skinned new-comer is driving off the native whites. Varieties of the Varying Hare 1. Varying Hare. lepus americanus ..."