cony

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From Middle English coni, from conies, from Anglo-Norman conis, the plural of conil, from Latin cuniculus (rabbit), from Proto-Basque *(H)unči (compare Basque untxi).

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cony (plural conies)

  1. A rabbit, especially the European rabbit, Oryctolagus cuniculus (formerly known as Lepus cuniculus).
  2. (obsolete) A simpleton; one who may be taken in by a cony-catcher.
    • 1599, Diet's Dry Dinner:
      It is a most simple animal; whence are derived our usual phrases of cony and cony catcher.
  3. An edible West Indian fish, the Epinephelus apua, the hind of Bermuda.
  4. (UK, dialect) The burbot (fish).

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin cunnus, compare Portuguese cona and Spanish coño.

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cony m (plural conys)

  1. (vulgar) vagina; vulva

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cony!

  1. Expression of frustration or surprise.