Definition of Lepus in English:

Lepus

(also Leporis)

Pronunciation /ˈlepəs/ /ˈlɛpəs/ /ˈlēpəs/ /ˈlipəs/

See synonyms for Lepus

proper noun

Astronomy
  • A small constellation (the Hare) at the foot of Orion, said to represent the hare pursued by him.

adjective

Astronomy
  • postpositive Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in the Lepus constellation.

    • ‘the star R Leporis’

Origin

Latin. Leporis is the Latin genitive form of Lepus.