lapin

noun

lap·​in ˈla-pən How to pronounce lapin (audio)
1
: rabbit
specifically : a castrated male rabbit
2
: rabbit fur usually sheared and dyed

Word History

Etymology

French

First Known Use

1905, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of lapin was in 1905

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“Lapin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lapin. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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