Definition of jumping hare
: a sciuromorph rodent (Pedetes cafer) of southern and eastern Africa that resembles a kangaroo in form, that is about two feet long, and that is tawny brown in color and of nocturnal and social habits —called also springhaas
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Origin and Etymology of jumping hare
translation of Afrikaans springhaas, from Dutch springen to jump + haas hare
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