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ID #2524

rabbit

[cf. Cayman rabbit agouti (Fuller 1967: 68)] n., Obs. a mammal, probably the hutia (Geocapromys ingrahami) or woodchuck (Marmota monax): 1788 The American marmot (Arctomys Monax Schreb.) has been found from the first on the larger of the Bahamian Islands. They call it Rabbit here, a coney, but in North America the woodjack (Schoepf 289).

Tags: animal, noun

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Last update: 2010-11-08 04:09
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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