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Meaning of CONY

Pronunciation:  'kownee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  any of various burrowing animals of the family Leporidae having long ears and short tails; some domesticated and raised for pets or food
  2. [n]  small short-eared burrowing mammal of rocky uplands of Asia and western North America
  3. [n]  any of several small ungulate mammals of Africa and Asia with rodent-like incisors and feet with hooflike toes
 

CONY is a 4 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: coney, das, dassie, hyrax, mouse hare, pika, rabbit, rock rabbit
 
 See Also: Angora, Angora rabbit, Belgian hare, bunny, bunny rabbit, collared pika, cottontail, cottontail rabbit, European rabbit, eutherian, eutherian mammal, family Ochotonidae, family Procaviidae, gnawing mammal, lagomorph, lapin, leporid, leporid mammal, leporide, little chief hare, Ochotona collaris, Ochotona princeps, Ochotonidae, Old World rabbit, Oryctolagus cuniculus, placental, placental mammal, Procavia capensis, Procaviidae, rock hyrax, scut, warren, wood rabbit

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Co"ny\ (? or ?; 277), n. [OE. coning, conig, coni, OF.
connin, conin, connil, fr. L. cuniculus a rabbit, cony, prob.
an Hispanic word.] [Written also {coney}.]
1. (Zo["o]l.)
   (a) A rabbit, esp., the European rabbit ({Lepus
       cuniculus}).
   (b) The chief hare.

Note: The cony of Scripture is thought to be {Hyrax
      Syriacus}, called also {daman}, and {cherogril}. See
      {Daman}.

2. A simpleton. [Obs.]

         It is a most simple animal; whence are derived our
         usual phrases of cony and cony catcher. --Diet's Dry
                                               Dinner (1599).

3. (Zo["o]l.)
   (a) An important edible West Indian fish ({Epinephelus
       apua}); the hind of Bermuda.
   (b) A local name of the burbot. [Eng.]

 

 

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