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Lagomorpha

Pronunciation: la'go-mor'fa

Definition: An order of herbivorous mammals (class Eutheria) resembling rodents (order Rodentia) but having two pairs of upper incisors one behind the other; it includes the rabbits, hares, and pikas.

[G. lagos, hare, + morphe, form]

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