Lagomorph definition

lăgə-môrf
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.
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Any of an order (Lagomorpha) of plant-eating mammals characterized by a short tail and two pairs of upper incisors, one behind the other, and consisting of the rabbits, hares, and pikas.
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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.
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A member of the mammalian taxonomic order, Lagomorpha, which includes hares, rabbits, and pikas.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
lagomorph
Plural:
lagomorphs

Origin of lagomorph

  • From New Latin Lagomorpha order name Greek lagōs hare slēg- in Indo-European roots Greek morphē shape

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From New Latin Lagomorpha.

    From Wiktionary