coney or cony both: kō´nē [key], name used for the rabbit ( Oryctolagus ) and for its fur; more often, for the pika , a small rodent found at high altitudes in both hemispheres; and for the rock hyrax , a small herbivorous, hoofed animal of Africa and SW Asia. The last is probably the coney referred to in the Bible (Ps. 104.18; Prov. 30.26).
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