snowshoe hare(redirected from snowshoe hares)
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Related to snowshoe hares: snowshoe rabbit
A medium-sized hare (Lepus americanus) of northern North America, having large, heavily furred feet and fur that is white in winter and brown in summer. Also called snowshoe rabbit, varying hare.
(Animals) a N North American hare, Lepus americanus, having brown fur in summer, white fur in winter, and heavily furred feet
a large-footed North American hare, Lepus americanus, that is white in winter and dark brown in summer. Also called snow′shoe rab`bit, varying hare.