lapin

noun
lap·​in | \ ˈla-pən How to pronounce lapin (audio) \

Definition of lapin

1 : rabbit specifically : a castrated male rabbit
2 : rabbit fur usually sheared and dyed

First Known Use of lapin

1905, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for lapin

French

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“Lapin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lapin. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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