sylvilagus

noun
syl·​vil·​a·​gus | \silˈviləgəs\

Definition of sylvilagus 

1 capitalized : a genus of mammals (family Leporidae) comprising the cottontail and related New World rabbits

2 plural -s : any rabbit of the genus Sylvilagus

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History and Etymology for sylvilagus

Latin silvi-, sylvi- (from silva, sylva woods) + Greek lagōs hare

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