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co·ney 1

also 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.]

co·ney 2

n. Informal
A Coney Island.
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(Animals) a variant spelling of cony
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(ˈkoʊ ni, ˈkʌn i)

n., pl. -neys.
1. a serranid fish, Epinephelus fulvus, of tropical American waters.
2. cony.
[sp. variant of cony]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coney - black-spotted usually dusky-colored fish with reddish fins
grouper - usually solitary bottom sea basses of warm seas
Epinephelus, genus Epinephelus - genus of groupers or sea bass
2.coney - any of several small ungulate mammals of Africa and Asia with rodent-like incisors and feet with hooflike toesconey - 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
family Procaviidae, Procaviidae - includes all recent members of the order Hyracoidea
Procavia capensis, rock hyrax, rock rabbit - hyrax that lives in rocky areas
3.coney - small short-eared burrowing mammal of rocky uplands of Asia and western North Americaconey - 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
family Ochotonidae, Ochotonidae - pikas and extinct forms
little chief hare, Ochotona princeps - North American pika
collared pika, Ochotona collaris - similar to little chief hare and may be same species
4.coney - any of various burrowing animals of the family Leporidae having long ears and short tailsconey - 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
leporid, leporid mammal - rabbits and hares
rabbit ears - the long ears of a rabbit
lapin - castrated male rabbit
bunny rabbit, bunny - (usually informal) especially a young 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)
Belgian hare, leporide - red breed of domestic rabbits; hybrid between Old World rabbit and hare
Angora rabbit, Angora - domestic breed of rabbit with long white silky hair
warren - a colony of rabbits
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[ˈkəʊnɪ] N (US) → conejo m
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Tobin and me, the two of us, went down to Coney one day, for there was four dollars between us, and Tobin had need of distractions.
So, to Coney me and Tobin went, thinking that a turn at the chutes and the smell of the popcorn might raise the heart in his bosom.
The way Tobin put it,it did seem to corroborate the art of prediction, though it looked to me that these accidents could happen to any one at Coney without the implication of palmistry.
The very morning that his eldest child, Eudosia, made her valuable acquisition, in my person, Henry Halfacre, Esq., was the owner of several hundred lots on the island of Manhattan; of one hundred and twenty-three in the city of Brooklyn; of nearly as many in Williamsburg; of large undivided interests in Milwaukie, Chicago, Rock River, Moonville, and other similar places; besides owning a considerable part of a place called Coney Island.
"Some stick to biz, some flirt with Liz Down on the sands of Coney; But we, by hell, stay in Carmel, And whang the abalone."
Veteran actress Coney Reyes laughed when asked why her son, 30-year-old Vico Sotto, remains single.
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NEW YORK -- A section of Coney Island Avenue in the area of Brooklyn New York has been named after Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
KYLE CONEY believes he's in a far better place now to cash in on his undoubted talent as he tries to make the most of his second coming with Tyrone.