|(Zool.)||a species of hare (Lepus Nuttalli syn. Lepus artemisia) which inhabits the arid regions of Western North America and lives among sagebrush. By recent writers it is considered to be merely a variety of the common cottontail, or wood rabbit.|
See also: Sage
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.