HyperDic: wood_rabbit

English > 1 sense of the expression wood rabbit:
NOUNanimalwood rabbit, cottontail, cottontail rabbitcommon small rabbit of North America having greyish or brownish fur and a tail with a white underside
English > wood rabbit: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningCommon small rabbit of North America having greyish or brownish fur and a tail with a white underside; a host for Ixodes pacificus and Ixodes scapularis (Lyme disease ticks).
Synonymscottontail, cottontail rabbit
Member ofSylvilagus, genus SylvilagusNorth American rabbits
Partsrabbit, hareflesh of any of various rabbits or hares (wild or domesticated) eaten as food
Narrowereastern cottontail, Sylvilagus floridanuswidely distributed in United States except northwest and far west regions
marsh hare, swamp rabbit, Sylvilagus palustrisA wood rabbit of marshy coastal areas from North Carolina to Florida
swamp rabbit, canecutter, swamp hare, Sylvilagus aquaticusA wood rabbit of southeastern United States swamps and lowlands
Broaderrabbit, coney, conyAny of various burrowing animals of the family Leporidae having long ears and short tails

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