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Noun: cony  kow-nee
  1. Any of several small ungulate mammals of Africa and Asia with rodent-like incisors and feet with hooflike toes
    - hyrax, coney, dassie, das
     
  2. Small short-eared burrowing mammal of rocky uplands of Asia and western North America
    - pika, mouse hare, rock rabbit, coney
     
  3. Any of various burrowing animals of the family Leporidae having long ears and short tails; some domesticated and raised for pets or food
    - rabbit, coney

Derived forms: conies

Type of: eutherian, eutherian mammal, gnawing mammal, lagomorph, leporid, leporid mammal, placental, placental mammal

Part of: family Ochotonidae, family Procaviidae, Ochotonidae, Procaviidae, warren

Encyclopedia: Cony