Definition of CONY

variant of coney


noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Any of certain unrelated animals, including two mammals and two fishes. One mammalian cony is more commonly called a pika. The name cony was once applied to the rabbit and is still sometimes used in the fur business to indicate rabbit fur. The cony of the Old World and the Bible is an unrelated mammal, the hyrax. A variety of whitefish is also called cony, as are certain varieties of sea bass.

Variants of CONY

cony or coney


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