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A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Orion and Columba.
[Latin, from lepus, hare.]
n, Latin genitive Leporis (ˈlɛpərɪs)
(Astronomy) a small constellation in the S hemisphere lying between Orion and Columba
[New Latin, from Latin: hare]
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|Noun||1.||Lepus - a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Orion and Columba|
|2.||Lepus - type genus of the Leporidae: hares|
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
hare - swift timid long-eared mammal larger than a rabbit having a divided upper lip and long hind legs; young born furred and with open eyes
European hare, Lepus europaeus - large hare introduced in North America; does not turn white in winter
jackrabbit - large hare of western North America