from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A rabbit, especially the European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus).
- n. The fur of a rabbit.
- n. See pika.
- n. See hyrax.
- n. A grouper (Epinephelus fulvus) of the tropical Atlantic, having dark brown or sharply bicolored skin and a few blue and black spots.
- n. Chiefly Florida Keys & West Indies Either of two related fish, the red hind or the graysby.
- n. Archaic A dupe; a simpleton.
- n. Informal A Coney Island.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A rabbit, especially the European rabbit (Lepus cuniculus).
- n. The cony (fish).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A rabbit. See cony.
- n. A fish. See Cony.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. etc. See cony, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of various burrowing animals of the family Leporidae having long ears and short tails; some domesticated and raised for pets or food
- n. black-spotted usually dusky-colored fish with reddish fins
- n. any of several small ungulate mammals of Africa and Asia with rodent-like incisors and feet with hooflike toes
- n. small short-eared burrowing mammal of rocky uplands of Asia and western North America
Middle English coni, from Old French conis, pl. of conil, from Latin cunīculus, possibly from cunnus, cunus, female pudenda.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Back-formation from Middle English plural, conies, from Anglo-Norman conis, plural of conil, from Latin cuniculus 'rabbit', from Proto-Basque *(H)unči (compare Basque untxi). (Wiktionary)