Rabbit

Word RABBIT
Character 6
Hyphenation rab bit
Pronunciations /ˈɹæbət/

Definitions and meanings of "Rabbit"

What do we mean by rabbit?

Any of various long-eared, short-tailed, burrowing mammals of the family Leporidae, such as the commonly domesticated species Oryctolagus cuniculus, native to Europe and widely introduced elsewhere, or the cottontail of the Americas. noun

A hare. noun

The fur of a rabbit or hare. noun

A competitor who is designated to set a fast pace for a teammate during a long-distance race. noun

A racehorse that is run at a fast pace early in a race in order to tire the favorite so that another horse can take the lead. noun

A mechanical decoy that is propelled around the track in a greyhound race to incite the dogs. noun

To hunt rabbits or hares. intransitive verb

An interjectional imperative, equivalent to confound.

A rodent mammal, Lepus cuniculus, of the hare family, Leporidæ; a kind of hare notable for burrowing in the ground. noun

Hence Any hare; a leporid, or any member of the Leporidæ. noun

To hunt or trap rabbits.

A wooden implement used in mixing mortar. noun

A wooden can used as a drinking-vessel. noun

Any of the smaller species of the genus Lepus, especially the common European species (Lepus cuniculus), which is often kept as a pet, and has been introduced into many countries. It is remarkably prolific, and has become a pest in some parts of Australia and New Zealand. noun

A variety of the domestic rabbit having long, soft fur. noun

A hole in the earth made by rabbits for shelter and habitation. noun

Any one of several species of plectognath fishes, as the bur fish, and puffer. The term is also locally applied to other fishes. noun

See Cyclamen. noun

A piece of ground appropriated to the breeding and preservation of rabbits. noun

A mammal of the family Leporidae, with long ears, long hind legs and a short, fluffy tail.

The meat from this animal.

The fur of a rabbit typically used to imitate another animal's fur.

A runner in a distance race whose goal is mainly to set the pace, either to tire a specific rival so that a teammate can win or to help another break a record; a pacesetter.

A very poor batsman; selected as a bowler or wicket-keeper.

A large element at the beginning of a list of items to be bubble sorted, and thus tending to be quickly swapped into its correct position. Compare turtle.

Rarebit; Welsh rabbit or a similar dish: melted cheese served atop toast.

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The word "rabbit" in example sentences

To sink into those wide feather beds and sleep the round of the clock while the old women washed and dried their clothes for them; to eat rabbit stew and pommes frites in the garden, —rabbit stew made with red wine and chestnuts. ❋ Unknown (1922)

I had never heard the term rabbit trails before, only goat trails, LOL. ❋ Unknown (2008)

You could also practise speech marks and question makrs – if your rabbit is asking questions – or this might be a little too advanced for Kindergarten. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Sometimes in their rambles in the woods, they started a wild hare, which they called a rabbit, who fled away from them with long leaps, and was soon out of sight, so that they could hardly catch a glimpse of him in his rapid flight. ❋ Mrs. Clara Moreton (N/A)

A week after Christmas, Macy's was unloading furs at outtahere prices like $378 for a "rabbit" coat -- "rabbit" is Chinese for cat, cat lovers be forewarned! ❋ Unknown (2009)

By the way, Barbequed rabbit is big in San Cristóbal and they have other unique types of food that are wonderful including the world´s best homemade tamales. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Yes macing an innocent rabbit is wrong, but I see a small hint of humor in this. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Biological Engineers or bioengineers are engineers who use the principles of biology and the tools of engineering to create usable, tangible products (e.g. the vulva of a rabbit is bioengineered to have the same 'specs' of a human vulva; therefore allowing transplant.) ❋ Unknown (2010)

A rabbit is pulled from a hat, your card is instantly guessed, an object disappears from a hand and appears behind your ear, and a woman who was split in half is put back together. ❋ Unknown (2009)

I use a multi call system ... distress rabbit is go to! as well as a good howler (primos) I have yet to purchase electronic caller but I'm getting close tosaiving up for it. ❋ Unknown (2010)

The cupcakes can be frosted as a whole cake and the pieces can be pulled off one by one when the rabbit is served. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Skinning a rabbit is easy, it just takes practice. ❋ Unknown (2009)

He said: You can tell when a rabbit is under because his back legs completely relax. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Squirrel/rabbit is a lot cheaper, less gear, and more action. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Remove the rabbit from the soak and roll in seasoned flour. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Beagles runnin rabbit will spook deer just as bad as a Bluetick, Walker, Red Bone or other deer dog will. ❋ Unknown (2009)

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