Angora vs Rabbit - What's the difference?

angora | rabbit |


As nouns the difference between angora and rabbit

is that angora is (a domestic cat breed) while rabbit is a mammal of the family leporidae , with long ears, long hind legs and a short, fluffy tail.

As a verb rabbit is

to hunt rabbits or rabbit can be (british|intransitive) to talk incessantly and in a childish manner; to babble annoyingly.

angora

English

Noun

(en noun) (wikipedia angora)
  • An angora cat.
  • An angora goat.
  • An angora rabbit.
  • (uncountable) The hair of angora rabbits or angora goats, used to make textiles.
  • (uncountable) The fabric made from the hair of angora rabbits or angora goats.
  • Anagrams

    * ----

    rabbit

    English

    (wikipedia rabbit) (Leporidae)

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) rabet, from (etyl) dialect (compare (etyl) dialect rabbotte, . More at (l).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A mammal of the family Leporidae , with long ears, long hind legs and a short, fluffy tail.
  • :
  • *
  • *:Orion hit a rabbit once; but though sore wounded it got to the bury, and, struggling in, the arrow caught the side of the hole and was drawn out. Indeed, a nail filed sharp is not of much avail as an arrowhead; you must have it barbed, and that was a little beyond our skill.
  • The fur of a rabbit typically used to imitate another animal's fur.
  • A runner in a distance race whose goal is mainly to set the pace, either to tire a specific rival so that a teammate can win or to help another break a record; a pacesetter.
  • (lb) A very poor batsman; selected as a bowler or wicket-keeper.
  • (lb) A large element at the beginning of a list of items to be bubble sorted, and thus tending to be quickly swapped into its correct position. Compare turtle.
  • Synonyms
    (animal) * bunny (hypocoristic'', ''colloquial'', ''pet name ) * bunny rabbit (hypocoristic'', ''colloquial'', ''pet name ) * coney, cony (dialect )
    Derived terms
    * breed like rabbits * bunny rabbit * fuck like rabbits * jackrabbit * kill the rabbit * pull a rabbit out of the hat * rabbit's foot * rabbity * the rabbit died * Welsh rabbit

    Verb

  • To hunt rabbits.
  • (US) To flee.
  • ''The informant seemed skittish, as if he was about to rabbit .
    Synonyms
    * (to flee): run off, scamper, bolt

    See also

    * buck * cottontail * doe * hare * kitten * warren * (wikipedia)

    Etymology 2

    From Cockney rhyming slang rabbit and pork , to talk.

    Verb

  • (British) To talk incessantly and in a childish manner; to babble annoyingly.
  • Stop your infernal rabbiting ! Use proper words or nobody will listen to you!
    Commonly used in the form "to rabbit on"
    Synonyms
    * (to talk incessantly and childishly): babble, blather, prattle, ,

    See also

    * chew the fat * chew the cud (British) * shoot the breeze (US)