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(Science: zoology) Any of the smaller species of the genus Lepus, especially the common European species (Lepus cuniculus), which is often kept as a pet, and has been introduced into many countries. It is remarkably prolific, and has become a pest in some parts of australia and new Zealand.

The common American rabbit (L. Sylvalica) is similar but smaller. See Cottontail, and jack rabbit, under 2d Jack. The larger species of Lepus are commonly called hares. See Hare.

(Science: zoology) angora rabbit The northern chimaera (Chimaera monstrosa). Any one of several species of plectognath fishes, as the bur fish, and puffer. The term is also locally applied to other fishes. Rabbits' ears.

(Science: botany) See daman, and Klipdas. Welsh rabbit, a dish of which the chief constituents are toasted bread and toasted cheese, prepared in various ways. The name is said to be a corruption of Welsh rare bit, but perhaps it is merely a humorous designation.

Origin: OE. Abet, akin to OD. Robbe, robbeken.


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Rabbit colors

A hint: Black rabbit is double dominant brown (BB). White rabbit is double recessive brown (bb).

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Tue Mar 11, 2014 9:16 am
 
Forum: Genetics
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Rabbit colors

There are four rabbits. One is black and one is white and two are brown. One black and one brown are males, the other two are females. Now great things happen: a. One black rabbit and one brown rabbit produce black and brown offsprings ...

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Sun Mar 09, 2014 1:37 pm
 
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Fossil rabbits in the Precambrian!

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by Steiner
Sun Dec 22, 2013 8:25 pm
 
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In Vitro Transcription Translation

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Mon Jun 03, 2013 7:12 am
 
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Re: Difference between ICC and IF

... fluorescent antibody for every antigen you need to detect. For instance, the first antibody (called the primary antibody) might be raised in a rabbit, while the second antibody (the secondary antibody) is a generic anti-rabbit IgG antibody carrying a fluorescent tag. Once someone has made a ...

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by jonmoulton
Wed Feb 20, 2013 5:20 pm
 
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