(1) Any of various burrowing animals of the family Leporidae having long ears and short tails; some domesticated and raised for pets or food
(2) Flesh of any of various rabbits or hares (wild or domesticated) eaten as food
(3) The fur of a rabbit
(4) Hunt rabbits
rabet from *rabot (cf French dialect rabotte 'rabbit', robète 'young cony') of origin, from robbe ( robbe 'rabbit', rob 'rabbit'). Akin to robbe 'seal, sea-dog'.
- Several small mammals of the family Leporidae (rabbits and hares), with long ears, long hind legs and a short, fluffy tail. Confusingly, jackrabbit is a hare.
- The pioneers survived by eating the small game they could get; rabbits, squirrels and occasionally a raccoon.
- The fur of a rabbit typically used to imitate another animal's fur.
- A runner in a distance race whose goal is mainly to set the pace, either to tire a specific rival so that a teammate can win or to help another break a record; a pacesetter.
- A very poor batsman; selected as a bowler or wicket-keeper.
- To hunt rabbits.