jackrabbit

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jack·rab·bit

noun \-ˌra-bət\

: a North American animal that resembles a large rabbit and that is very fast

Full Definition of JACKRABBIT

:  any of several large hares (genus Lepus) of western North America having very long ears and long hind legs

Origin of JACKRABBIT

1jack (jackass) + rabbit; from its long ears
First Known Use: 1863

Rhymes with JACKRABBIT

jackrabbit

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Any of several large, common North American species of hares (e.g., Lepus townsendii, L. californicus). Jackrabbits have very long ears and long hind legs. They are widespread, particularly in the West, but are found most often in prairie and plains environments.

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