from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of coney1.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A rabbit, especially the European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A rabbit, esp., the European rabbit (Lepus cuniculus)
- n. The chief hare.
- n. A simpleton.
- n. An important edible West Indian fish (Epinephelus apua); the hind of Bermuda.
- n. A local name of the burbot.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A rabbit; a burrowing rodent quadruped of the genus Lepus, as L. cuniculus of Europe.
- n. A daman, or species of the family Hyracidæ, order Hyracoidea.
- n. The fur of conies or rabbits, once much used in England.
- n. The pika, calling-hare, or little chief hare, Lagomys princeps, of North America.
- n. In heraldry, a rabbit used as a bearing.
- n. In ichthyology, the nigger-fish. A simpleton; a gull; a dupe.
- n. The West Indian agouti, Dasyprocta cristata, so called by the early English colonists from its fancied resemblance to a rabbit.
- n. The name of several West Indian serranoid fishes: The guativere, Cephalopholis fulvus.
- n. Cephalopholis cruentatus, a brown fish with many spots, called in Spanish enjambre.
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. small short-eared burrowing mammal of rocky uplands of Asia and western North America
- n. any of several small ungulate mammals of Africa and Asia with rodent-like incisors and feet with hooflike toes
From Middle English coni, back-formation from plural conies, from Anglo-Norman conis, plural of conil, from Latin cuniculus, from Proto-Basque *(H)unči (compare Basque untxi). (Wiktionary)