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Definition of cottontail noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

cottontail

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈkɒtnteɪl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːtnteɪl//
 
 
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an American rabbit with grey or brown fur and a tail that is white underneath New England cottontails need brush, shrubs and young trees for food and safety from predators.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cottontail