noun \ˈkō-nē, 1 also ˈkə-nē\
plural coneys or conies

Definition of CONEY

a :  rabbit fur
b (1) :  rabbit; especially :  the European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus)
(2) :  pika
c :  hyrax
archaic :  dupe
:  any of several fishes; especially :  a dusky black-spotted reddish-finned grouper (Epinephelus fulvus syn. Cephalopholis fulva) of the tropical Atlantic

Variants of CONEY

co·ney or co·ny \ˈkō-nē, 1 also ˈkə-nē\

Origin of CONEY

Middle English conies, plural, from Anglo-French conis, plural of conil, from Latin cuniculus
First Known Use: 12th century

Other Fishes Terms

char, chum, ichthyology, smelt, tetra, turbot

Rhymes with CONEY


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