leveret

noun
lev·​er·​et | \ ˈle-və-rət How to pronounce leveret (audio) , ˈlev-rət \

Definition of leveret

: a hare in its first year

First Known Use of leveret

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for leveret

Middle English, from Anglo-French, hare skin, from levere, levre hare, from Latin lepor-, lepus

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“Leveret.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leveret. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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