antelope jack rabbit

noun

: a very large pale jack rabbit (Lepus alleni) of the Arizona and western Mexican deserts having long ears and whitish sides suggesting the antelope's white rump when in motion

Word History

First Known Use

1909, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of antelope jack rabbit was in 1909

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“Antelope jack rabbit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antelope%20jack%20rabbit. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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