Definition of Lepus americanus

1. Noun. Large large-footed North American hare; white in winter.

Exact synonyms: Snowshoe Hare, Snowshoe Rabbit, Varying Hare
Generic synonyms: Hare



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lepus Americanus

Leptoglossus
Leptolithic
Leptopteris
Leptopteris superba
Leptoptilus
Leptoptilus crumeniferus
Leptoptilus dubius
Leptospira
Leptotrichia
Leptotrombidium
Leptotyphlopidae
Leptotyphlops
Leptotyphlops humilis
Lepus
Lepus americanus
Lepus arcticus
Lepus californicus
Lepus europaeus
Lepus townsendi
Ler
Leri
Leri's pleonosteosis
Leri's sign
Leri-Weill disease
Leri-Weill syndrome
Leriche
Leriche's operation
Lermontov
Lermoyez

Literary usage of Lepus americanus

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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 ..."

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