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hare

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noun \ˈher\

Simple Definition of hare

  • : a fast animal that resembles a rabbit

Full Definition of hare

plural hare or hares

  1. :  any of various swift long-eared lagomorph mammals (family Leporidae and especially genus Lepus) that are usually solitary or sometimes live in pairs and have the young open-eyed and furred at birth — compare rabbit 1a

Origin of hare

Middle English, from Old English hara; akin to Old High German haso hare, Sanskrit śaśa, Old English hasu gray


First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Mammals Terms


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hare

verb

Simple Definition of hare

  • : to run or go very quickly

Full Definition of hare

haredhar·ing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to go swiftly :  3tear

Examples of hare

  1. He came haring round the corner at top speed.

  2. <she's always haring off to attend to some emergency>



1719

First Known Use of hare

1719


HARE Defined for Kids

hare

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noun \ˈher\

Definition of hare

  1. :  a gnawing animal that resembles the related rabbit but is usually larger and tends to live by itself





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