plural noun Le·por·i·dae \ləˈpȯrəˌdē\

Definition of Leporidae

  1. :  a family consisting of the hares and rabbits and with the pikas constituting the order Lagomorpha

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Origin and Etymology of leporidae

New Latin, from Lepor-, Lepus, type genus + -idae

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to cast off or become cast off

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