HyperDic: old_world_rabbit

English > 1 sense of the expression Old World rabbit:
NOUNanimalOld World rabbit, European rabbit, Oryctolagus cuniculuscommon greyish-brown burrowing animal native to southern Europe and northern Africa but introduced elsewhere
English > Old World rabbit: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningCommon greyish-brown burrowing animal native to southern Europe and northern Africa but introduced elsewhere; widely domesticated and developed in various colors and for various needs; young are born naked and helpless.
SynonymsEuropean rabbit, Oryctolagus cuniculus
Member ofOryctolagus, genus OryctolagusOld World rabbits
Partsrabbit, hareflesh of any of various rabbits or hares (wild or domesticated) eaten as food
Broaderrabbit, coney, conyAny of various burrowing animals of the family Leporidae having long ears and short tails

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