Cony definition

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A rabbit, especially the European rabbit, Oryctolagus cuniculus (formerly known as Lepus cuniculus).
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An edible West Indian fish, the Epinephelus apua, the hind of Bermuda.
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(UK, dialect) The burbot (fish).
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
cony
Plural:
conies

Origin of cony

  • From Middle English coni, from conies, from Anglo-Norman conis, the plural of conil, from Latin cuniculus (“rabbit”), from Proto-Basque *(H)unči (compare Basque untxi).

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