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kolhaas, noun

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Also kalhaas.
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AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, kol spot, patch + haas hare.
The hare Lepus saxatilis, the largest of three indigenous hare species, characterized by a white patch on the forehead.
1911 Farmer’s Weekly 4 Oct. 120I have done a great deal of springhaas shooting with gun and bull’s-eye lantern...On several occasions I.., after pulling the trigger, have found the animals to be a ‘muishond’, ‘kol-haas’, or ‘duiker’.
1970 M. Van Rensburg Informant, Port ElizabethKolhaas. Mountain hare.
The hare Lepus saxatilis, the largest of three indigenous hare species, characterized by a white patch on the forehead.

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