from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Orion and Columba.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Leporidae — the hares and jackrabbits.
- proper n. A winter constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble a rabbit. It lies south of the constellation Orion.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The type genus of the Leporidae, comprising the hares.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The representative and only extant genus of Leporidæ.
- n. An ancient southern constellation, situated south of Orion and east of Canis Major.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. type genus of the Leporidae: hares
- n. a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Orion and Columba
Latin, from lepus, hare.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin lepus ("hare") (Wiktionary)
From Latin lepus, a "rabbit, hare" (Wiktionary)