Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to genus Lepus: European hare
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|Noun||1.||genus 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