snowshoe hare


Definition of snowshoe hare

  1. :  a hare (Lepus americanus) of northern North America with heavy fur on the hind feet and a coat that in most populations is brown in the summer but usually white in the winter —called also snowshoe rabbit, varying hare

Illustration of snowshoe hare

Circa 1890

First Known Use of snowshoe hare

circa 1890

Learn More about snowshoe hare

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up snowshoe hare? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


to help become familiar with something

Get Word of the Day daily email!