How Do You Spell RABBITS?

Pronunciation: [ɹˈabɪts] (IPA)

The word "rabbits" is spelled with a double consonant "bb" because it follows the rule of doubling final consonants after short vowels in English. The short vowel in "rabbit" is represented by the IPA symbol /æ/ which is the "a" sound as in "cat". The double consonant "bb" indicates that the word is two syllables, with stress on the first syllable. The correct phonetic transcription of "rabbits" is /ˈræb.ɪts/. It is important to spell words accurately and use IPA transcription to aid in pronunciation.

RABBITS Meaning and Definition

  1. Rabbits are a small to medium-sized mammal belonging to the family Leporidae. They are herbivorous animals and are characterized by their long ears, short fluffy tails, and powerful hind limbs. They are known for their ability to reproduce quickly and are widespread in many parts of the world.

    Rabbits are a diverse group of species, including the domestic rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) and various wild species, such as the European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus), cottontail rabbits (genus Sylvilagus), and hares (genus Lepus). They are typically found in various habitats, including forests, grasslands, deserts, and wetlands.

    Rabbits have adapted to a wide range of environmental conditions and display a variety of colorations and sizes. They have a soft and dense fur coat, usually in shades of gray, brown, or white, which helps them blend into their surroundings. Their ears provide them with excellent hearing, enabling them to detect predators from a distance.

    Rabbits are primarily nocturnal animals, being most active during the night. They are renowned for their ability to reproduce quickly, with females capable of having multiple litters throughout the year. This reproductive strategy ensures the survival of the species, despite being preyed upon by numerous predators, including foxes, coyotes, and birds of prey.

    In addition to their ecological role, rabbits are also popular as domesticated pets and are often kept in households worldwide. They are known for their social and playful behavior, making them suitable companions for some individuals. Rabbits are also valued for their soft fur, which is used in the production of various garments.

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Etymology of RABBITS

The word "rabbits" comes from the Old French word "rabet", which was derived from the Middle Dutch word "robbe" or "ruppe". These terms referred to a young rabbit or a hare. Ultimately, the origins of the word can be traced back to the Proto-Germanic word "hrubjaz" or "hrūpaz", which meant "to cry hoarsely". This could be a reference to the vocalizations made by rabbits or hares.

Idioms with the word RABBITS

  • breed like rabbits The idiom "breed like rabbits" means to reproduce rapidly and prolifically, often used to describe a situation where people or animals reproduce at a very high rate. It implies that the rate of reproduction is very fast, similar to how rabbits are known for their fast breeding habits.

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Conjugate verb Rabbits


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