genus Lepus


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Related to genus Lepus: European hare
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Noun1.genus Lepus - type genus of the Leporidae: hares
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Leporidae, Leporidae - hares and rabbits
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
Arctic hare, Lepus arcticus, polar hare - a large hare of northern North America; it is almost completely white in winter
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Hares (family Leporidae, genus Lepus), although genetically related, are physically larger and are primarily hunted as food in large parts of Europe (>5 million hares annually) (4).
Phylogeny and genetic diversity of Italian species of hares (genus Lepus).