black-tailed jackrabbit

noun

Definition of black-tailed jackrabbit

: a jackrabbit (Lepus californicus) of the southwestern U.S. and Mexico that has a tail with a black upper surface

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“Black-tailed jackrabbit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/black-tailed%20jackrabbit. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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