American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
Of the same genus as the rabbit, prohibited to the Jews for food, Leviticus 11:6 , because, though it "cheweth the cud," it "divideth not the hoof." No species of hare is known which strictly chews the cud. There were several varieties of the hare in Syria.
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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Hare'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/h/hare.html. 1859.