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Word of the Day 07/11/21 Leporine

Leporine (adjective)
leporine [ lep-uh-rahyn, -rin ]


adjective Zoology.
1. of, relating to, or resembling a rabbit or hare.

Origin: First recorded in 1650–60; from Latin leporīnus, equivalent to lepor- (stem of lepus “hare”) + -īnus -ine

HOW TO USE LEPORINE IN A SENTENCE
Leporine, lep′o-rīn, adj. pertaining to or resembling the hare.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 2 OF 4: E-M)|VARIOUS

As regards the nematodes of leporine rodents, probably the most important is Strongylus commutatus.
PARASITES|T. SPENCER COBBOLD

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