Jackrabbit (noun)

A large North American hare (Lepus californicus) with long ears and legs.

Origin:

The word jackrabbit is thought to be a combination of the word "jack" which was used as a generic term for small creatures, and the word "rabbit", referring to the animal"s resemblance to a small hare.

Examples:

  1. The jackrabbit hopped across the desert.
  2. The jackrabbit is a common sight in the western United States.
  3. The jackrabbit's long ears and legs help it detect predators and escape quickly.
  4. Jackrabbits are known for their fast running speed.
  5. Jackrabbits are herbivores, and their diet mainly consists of grasses and forbs.
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