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 (lăp′ĭn, lä-păN′)
Rabbit fur, especially when dyed to imitate a more expensive fur.

[French, from alteration of Old French lapriel (probably influenced by connin, rabbit).]
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(Clothing & Fashion) US rabbit fur
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(ˈlæp ɪn)

1. a rabbit.
2. rabbit fur, esp. when trimmed and dyed.
[1900–05; < French, Middle French]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lapin - the fur of a rabbitlapin - the fur of a rabbit      
fur, pelt - the dressed hairy coat of a mammal
2.lapin - castrated male rabbit
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
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