jackrabbit

noun jack·rab·bit \ ˈjak-ˌra-bət \

Definition of jackrabbit

:any of several large hares (genus Lepus) of western North America having very long ears and long hind legs

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Origin and Etymology of jackrabbit

1jack (jackass) + rabbit; from its long ears


JACKRABBIT Defined for English Language Learners

jackrabbit

noun

Definition of jackrabbit for English Language Learners

  • : a North American animal that resembles a large rabbit and that is very fast


JACKRABBIT Defined for Kids

jackrabbit

noun jack·rab·bit \ ˈjak-ˌra-bət \

Definition of jackrabbit for Students

:a large hare of North America that has very long ears and long hind legs

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