cottontail rabbit

cottontail rabbit
common small rabbit of North America having greyish or brownish fur and a tail with a white underside; a host for Ixodes pacificus and Ixodes scapularis (Lyme disease ticks)
Syn: ↑wood rabbit, ↑cottontail
Hypernyms: ↑rabbit, ↑coney, ↑cony
Member Holonyms: ↑Sylvilagus, ↑genus Sylvilagus
Part Meronyms: ↑rabbit, ↑hare

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cot|ton|tail «KOT uhn TAYL», noun, or cottontail rabbit,
the common North American wild rabbit with a fluffy, white tail.

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