jack-rabbit


jack-rabbit
type of large rabbit

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Jack rabbit — Jack Jack (j[a^]k), n. [F. Jacques James, L. Jacobus, Gr. ?, Heb. Ya aq[=o]b Jacob; prop., seizing by the heel; hence, a supplanter. Cf. {Jacobite}, {Jockey}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A familiar nickname of, or substitute for, John. [1913 Webster] You… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jack Rabbit — ist der Name folgender Achterbahnen: Jack Rabbit (Kennywood), Holzachterbahn, eröffnet 1921 Jack Rabbit (Seabreeze), Holzachterbahn, eröffnet 1920 Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit de …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • jack rabbit — ☆ jack rabbit n. [ JACK(ASS) + RABBIT: so named because of its long ears] any of several large hares (genus Lepus) of W North America, with long ears and strong hind legs …   English World dictionary

  • jack rabbit — any of various large hares of western North America, having very long hind legs and long ears. [1860 65; JACK(ASS) + RABBIT; so named from the size of its ears] * * * jack rabbit noun A long eared American hare • • • Main Entry: ↑jack * * * jack… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jack Rabbit — Jackrabbit Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Jackrabbit et jack rabbit sont des termes anglais pour lièvre. Jackrabbit était le surnom de Herman Smith Johannsen (1875 1987), un athlète et… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • jack rabbit — jack′ rab bit n. any of various large hares of W North America, having long hind legs and long ears • Etymology: 1860–65; jack (ass) +rabbit; so named from the size of its ears …   From formal English to slang

  • jack rabbit — any of various large hares of western North America, having very long hind legs and long ears. [1860 65; JACK(ASS) + RABBIT; so named from the size of its ears] * * * …   Universalium

  • jack rabbit — /ˈdʒæk ræbət/ (say jak rabuht) noun any of various large hares of western North America, having very long limbs and ears …   Australian English dictionary

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