Chief" hare` (?). Zool.

A small rodent (Lagamys princeps) inhabiting the summits of the Rocky Mountains; -- also called crying hare, calling hare, cony, American pika, and little chief hare.

⇒ It is not a true hare or rabbit, but belongs to the curious family Lagomyidae.


© Webster 1913.

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