lev·​er·​et ˈle-və-rət How to pronounce leveret (audio)
: a hare in its first year

Word History


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

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of leveret was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Leveret.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leveret. Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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