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

Derived forms: coneys

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

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

Encyclopedia: Coney, John