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snowshoe hare

snowshoe hare

noun

Definition of SNOWSHOE HARE

:  a hare (Lepus americanus) of northern North America with heavy fur on the hind feet and a coat that in most populations is brown in the summer but usually white in the winter —called also snowshoe rabbit, varying hare

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First Known Use of SNOWSHOE HARE

circa 1890

Rhymes with SNOWSHOE HARE

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