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rabbit
American English: /ˈræbət/
British English: /ˈrabɪt/

Translation of rabbit in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 countable (Zoology) to breed like rabbits
    multiplicarse como (los) conejos
    rabbit's foot
    pata (feminine) de conejo
    (before noun) (fur/skin)
    de conejo
    rabbit burrow or hole
    madriguera (feminine) de conejo
    Example sentences
    • The chances of survival for South Africa's most endangered mammal, the riverine rabbit, looks even more desperate than has commonly been feared.
    • Appearances were put in by eastern chipmunks, gray squirrels, a rabbit and our new resident woodchuck.
    • Two new extinct species are named (a rabbit and squirrel) and two of the mustelids may represent extinct new species as well.
  • 2 uncountable (meat)
    Example sentences
    • From every kitchen in the village arose the most delicious aromas: apple pies, rabbit and chicken pies, fairy cakes, pancakes.
    • Wild rabbit has a much darker flesh than farmed rabbit, but both are extremely versatile and, because of the price, you can afford to experiment.
    • My recipe for today is an old Australian country recipe for rabbit pie.
  • 3 countable (in dog racing) (US)
    liebre (feminine) mecánica

intransitive verb

  • (British) [colloquial]
    parlotear [colloquial]
    darle a la sinhueso [colloquial]
    what's he rabbiting on about?
    ¿qué dice, que no para de hablar?
    Example sentences
    • Our mate Robbo came over here for a few weeks last year and when he got back he couldn't stop rabbiting on about the place.
    • Some of you may remember, in the dim and distant recesses of your cobwebbed memory, that last week I was rabbiting on about my son's chums and their abundance of confidence when it came to chit-chatting with adults.
    • He answered the shop phone and an executive-type started rabbiting on about buying a laptop computer.
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