cottontail


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cot·ton·tail

 (kŏt′n-tāl′)
n.
Any of several rabbits of the genus Sylvilagus of the Americas, having grayish or brownish fur and a small round tail often with a fluffy white underside.

cottontail

(ˈkɒtənˌteɪl)
n
(Animals) any of several common rabbits of the genus Sylvilagus, such as S. floridanus (eastern cottontail), of American woodlands

cot•ton•tail

(ˈkɒt nˌteɪl)

n.
any North American rabbit of the genus Sylvilagus.
[1865–70, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cottontail - common small rabbit of North America having greyish or brownish fur and a tail with a white undersidecottontail - 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)
rabbit, cony, coney - any of various burrowing animals of the family Leporidae having long ears and short tails; some domesticated and raised for pets or food
genus Sylvilagus, Sylvilagus - North American rabbits
eastern cottontail, Sylvilagus floridanus - widely distributed in United States except northwest and far west regions
canecutter, swamp hare, Sylvilagus aquaticus, swamp rabbit - a wood rabbit of southeastern United States swamps and lowlands
marsh hare, swamp rabbit, Sylvilagus palustris - a wood rabbit of marshy coastal areas from North Carolina to Florida
hare, rabbit - flesh of any of various rabbits or hares (wild or domesticated) eaten as food
Translations

cottontail

[ˈkɒtnteɪl] N (US) → conejo m (de cola blanca)
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The cottontails did the rest all right, and the trust gathered in Chattanooga Coal and Iron.
FLOPSY, Mopsy, and Cottontail, who were good little bunnies, went down the lane to gather blackberries;
A cottontail rabbit had scuttled across the road, and a tiny dust cloud lingered like smoke, marking the way of his flight.
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We documented all mammals using the grasslands and had adequate data to conduct statistical analysis for four species: raccoon (Procyon lotor), eastern cottontail (Sylvilagus floridanus), coyote (Canis latrans), and white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus).