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co·ney 1also co·ny (kō′nē, kŭn′ē)
n. pl. co·neys also co·nies
1. A rabbit, especially the European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus).
2. The fur of a rabbit.
3. See pika.
4. See hyrax.
a. A grouper (Cephalopholis fulva) of the tropical Atlantic, having dark brown, yellow, or bicolored skin and black spots at the base of the tail and on the lower lip.
b. Chiefly Florida Keys & West Indies Any of various related fish, especially the graysby.
[Middle English coni, from Old French conis, pl. of conil, from Latin cunīculus, possibly akin to cunnus, cunus, female pudenda.]
A Coney Island.
(Animals) a variant spelling of cony
co•ney(ˈkoʊ ni, ˈkʌn i)
n., pl. -neys.
1. a serranid fish, Epinephelus fulvus, of tropical American waters.
[sp. variant of cony]
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|Noun||1.||coney - black-spotted usually dusky-colored fish with reddish fins|
grouper - usually solitary bottom sea basses of warm seas
|2.||coney - any of several small ungulate mammals of Africa and Asia with rodent-like incisors and feet with hooflike toes|
eutherian, eutherian mammal, placental, placental mammal - mammals having a placenta; all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
|3.||coney - small short-eared burrowing mammal of rocky uplands of Asia and western North America|
gnawing mammal, lagomorph - relative large gnawing animals; distinguished from rodents by having two pairs of upper incisors specialized for gnawing
|4.||coney - any of various burrowing animals of the family Leporidae having long ears and short tails; some domesticated and raised for pets or food|
scut - a short erect tail
rabbit ears - the long ears of a rabbit
lapin - castrated male rabbit
European rabbit, Old World rabbit, Oryctolagus cuniculus - common greyish-brown burrowing animal native to southern Europe and northern Africa but introduced elsewhere; widely domesticated and developed in various colors and for various needs; young are born naked and helpless
cottontail, cottontail rabbit, wood 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)
warren - a colony of rabbits