swamp rabbit

noun

Definition of swamp rabbit

1 : a large big-headed short-furred rabbit (Sylvilagus aquaticus) of moist lowlands in the Mississippi valley and southeastern U.S. that is closely related to but larger and darker than the cottontail

called also canecutter, swamp hare

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“Swamp rabbit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swamp%20rabbit. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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