Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of various plant-eating mammals of the order Lagomorpha, having fully furred feet and two pairs of upper incisors and including the rabbits, hares, and pikas.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun ny member of the Lagomorpha, a superfamily of rodents containing the hares and pikas.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) One of the Lagomorpha.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A member of the mammalian taxonomic order, Lagomorpha, which includes hares, rabbits, and pikas.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun relative large gnawing animals; distinguished from rodents by having two pairs of upper incisors specialized for gnawing

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From New Latin Lagomorpha, order name : Greek lagōs, hare; see slēg- in Indo-European roots + Greek morphē, shape.]

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From New Latin Lagomorpha.

Examples

  • I aim to have viewed every captioned kitty and labelled lagomorph and readable rodent that the site has to offer before my tonsils have returned to their normal size.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • I aim to have viewed every captioned kitty and labelled lagomorph and readable rodent that the site has to offer before my tonsils have returned to their normal size.

    I is sick

  • The lagomorph, the largest ever seen, appears to have had reduced aerobic capacity and to have walked slowly rather than jumped quickly.

    New to Nature No 57: Nuralagus rex

  • Trackback by Prolagus's lagomorph soup — May 19, 2010 #

    KN | Kitsune Noir » Space Suit of the Week

  • But I'm a meek and scared lagomorph these days, and the acolytes at CA make my ears twitch, it is really annoying.

    A Puzzler, where did Loehle go too far?

  • Tim Lambert (aka Deltoid) calls Plimer out as Tim Lambert (aka Deltoid) calls Plimer out as Plimer the Plagerist, Ian Enting got a good laugh, but after 46 pages of listing Plimerrors was found rolling on the floor and had to be sedated, Eli Rabett, that excellent lagomorph, went out for a few jars of absinthe after a couple of paragraphs and has mercifully forgotten what he read.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • This is the primary way to distinguish a rodent from a lagomorph.

    Open thread: questions and explanations - The Panda's Thumb

  • Tim Lambert (aka Deltoid) calls Plimer out as Tim Lambert (aka Deltoid) calls Plimer out as Plimer the Plagerist, Ian Enting got a good laugh, but after 46 pages of listing Plimerrors was found rolling on the floor and had to be sedated, Eli Rabett, that excellent lagomorph, went out for a few jars of absinthe after a couple of paragraphs and has mercifully forgotten what he read.

    Rabett Run

  • Other species recorded from the Kurile Islands include: six insectivores, six chiropterans, nine carnivores, nine rodents, and one lagomorph.

    South Sakhalin-Kurile mixed forests

  • I am, in fact, devoted to them: I belong to the alternate universe of lagomorph aficionados called The House Rabbit Society and own two free-roaming bunnies.

    Agnieszka Tennant: The Easter Bunny's Seedy Underbelly

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  • Little bunny fou fou.

    May 21, 2007

  • "I'm not a malefactor, I'm a lagomorph"

    - Max of Sam & Max: Hit The Road

    November 22, 2007

  • hopping through the forest

    November 22, 2007