lagomorph

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noun lago·morph \ˈla-gə-ˌmȯrf\

Definition of lagomorph

  1. :  any of an order (Lagomorpha) of gnawing herbivorous mammals having two pairs of incisors in the upper jaw one behind the other and comprising the rabbits, hares, and pikas

Origin and Etymology of lagomorph

ultimately from Greek lagōs hare + morphē form


First Known Use: 1882


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