Definition of pika
: any of various short-eared small lagomorph mammals (family Ochotonidae) of rocky uplands of Asia and western North America with relatively short hind legs —called also coney, rock rabbit
Origin of pika
perhaps from Evenki (Tungusic language of Siberia)
First Known Use: 1827
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