Definitions

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

  • noun Rabbit fur, especially when dyed to imitate a more expensive fur.

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  • noun rabbit fur
  • noun a castrated male rabbit

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  • noun castrated male rabbit
  • noun the fur of a rabbit

Etymologies

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

[French, from alteration of Old French lapriel (probably influenced by connin, rabbit).]

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From Middle French laperean ("rabbit").

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  • A castrated rabbit.

    January 3, 2007