Cape hare

noun

: a large swift long-legged hare (Lepus capensis) that resembles the American cottontail rabbit and is widely distributed in arid southern African grasslands

Word History

Etymology

from Cape of Good Hope

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“Cape hare.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cape%20hare. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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