Definition of Tapeti

1. n. A small South American hare (Lepus Braziliensis).

Definition of Tapeti

1. a rabbit [n -S]

Medical Definition of Tapeti

1. Origin: Braz. A small South American hare (Lepus Braziliensis). Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tapeti

tapestry moth
tapeta lucida
tapetal light reflex
tapeti (current term)
tapetoretinal degeneration
tapetum alveoli
tapetum lucidum
tapetum nigrum
tapetum oculi
tapeworm infection

Literary usage of Tapeti

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

1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1827)
"Lepus Brasiliensis, Lin. SN 78. Lepus tapeti, Bod- daert. tapeti ... Lievre tapeti, D'Azara, Quad. of Paraguay, n. 57. Brazilian Hare, Pen. Quad. n. 107. ..."

2. List of North American Land Mammals in the United States National Museum, 1911 by Gerrit Smith Miller (1912)
"Subgenus tapeti Gray. 1867. Taped GRAY, Ann. and Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 3, vol. ... Sylvilagus tapeti incitatus NELSON, North Amer. Fauna, No. 29, p. 261. ..."

3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"... and down to the seventeenth century, and afterward for covering furniture, as the seats and backs of sofas and arm-chairs. See cut under «creen. tapeti ..."

4. A History of the Earth and Animated Nature by Oliver Goldsmith (1856)
"4 The tapeti or Brazilian hare is the smallest of the known species. From the tip of the nose to the in'-er- tion of the tail, ..."

5. Orlando innamorato di Bojardo: Orlando Furioso Di Ariosto by Matteo Maria Boiardo, Lodovico Ariosto (1834)
"... read» Di tapeti, e ili razzi, e di cortine ; that of l52l, with which I compared this line, reads Di tapeti : & di ..."

6. A Natural History of the Globe: Of Man, of Beasts, Birds, Fishes, Reptiles by Georges Louis Leclerc Buffon, John Wright (1831)
"THE tapeti Is found in Brazil, and other parts of America. ... The tapeti resembles the hare in its method of living, fecundity, and the quality of its ..."

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