Definitions starting with C

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coney (1), cony

[cf. BAHAMA CONEY] n. Obs, a mammal, probably the hutia (Geocapromys ingrahami) 1647 There is scarcely any beast on them save a Cony, that bath a talk like a Rat (quoted by Durrell 1972:19). cf. RABBIT

Tags: animal, endemic, noun

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Last update: 2012-01-11 02:01
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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