American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Lepus Sentence Examples
Only one species of hare is found in Brazil, the Lepus brasiliensis, and but one also of the squirrel (Scyurus).
Till recently the rabbit has generally been known scientifically as Lepus cuniculus, but it is now frequently regarded, at least by systematic naturalists, as the representative of a genus by itself, under the The Rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus).
The chief variety is the common grey or cottontail (Lepus floridanus).
Till within the last few years the majority of naturalists followed the practice of including all the members of the family in the genus Lepus.
Lyon, in which by far the largest number of species of the family are retained in the original genus Lepus, which has also the widest geographical distribution of all the genera.