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Definition of the noun coney

What does coney mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: coneys

  1. black-spotted usually dusky-colored fish with reddish fins
  2. any of several small ungulate mammals of Africa and Asia with rodent-like incisors and feet with hooflike toes
  3. small short-eared burrowing mammal of rocky uplands of Asia and western North America
  4. any of various burrowing animals of the family Leporidae having long ears and short tails; some domesticated and raised for pets or food

Alternative definition of the noun coney


  1. A rabbit, especially the European rabbit (Lepus cuniculus).


Who is Coney?

Coney a.k.a. Conan O'Brien: Conan Christopher O'Brien is an American television host, comedian, writer, producer, and voice actor. He is best known for hosting several late-night talk shows, the most recent of which, Conan, premiered on American cable television station TBS in 2010. O'Brien was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, and was raised in an Irish Catholic family. He served as president of the Harvard Lampoon while attending Harvard University, and was a writer for the sketch comedy series Not Necessarily the News.


Coney a.k.a. The Côney is a 55 km long river in the Vosges and Haute-Saône départements, northeastern France. Its source is near Lion Faing, a lieu-dit in Dounoux. It flows generally southwest. It is a left tributary of the Saône into which it flows in Corre.

  • also known as 科內河
  • part of Vosges

Phrases with Coney

Phrases starting with the word Coney:

  1. coney island
  2. Coney Island Hot Dog
  3. Coney Island Whitefish

Phrases ending with the word Coney:

  1. Gulf Coney
  2. Rose Coney

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Google previewZondervan Illustrated Bible Dictionary (2011)

by J. D. Douglas, Merrill C. Tenney

Although it is timid, the coney is a very active creature. It is found throughout the Middle East and much of Africa. bald locust. See grasshopper. bat. The Bible classifies bats as unclean (Lev. 11:19; Deut. 14:18), while Isaiah's vision of the last ...

Google previewDictionary of the Bible (1916)

by John Alexander Selbie

CONEY (EV tr. of shaphan, RVm rock badger).— The Hyrax syriacus, called by the Arabs wabr, also the ghanam beni Israel (the sheep of the children of Israel). The coney is a small rabbit-like animal, with short ears and a mere stump of a tail.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of New York City (2010)

Second Edition by Kenneth T. Jackson, Lisa Keller, Nancy Flood

Coney Island's brash charms have been the subject of artists (Reginald Marsh), songwriters (Woody Guthrie, Lou Reed), filmmakers (Woody Allen, Spike Lee) and writers (including O. Henry, Neil Simon, and Lawrence Ferlinghetti, author of A ...

Google previewThe Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1 (2010)

Revised Full-Color Edition by Merrill C. Tenney

REA coney. The Hebrew term šāpān H9176 is sometimes rendered “badger” or “rock badger,” but there is nothing to confirm this meaning. The word refers rather to the Syrian rock hyrax (Procavia syriacus), known frequently and correctly as ...

Google previewLexicon of Geologic Names of the United States (1938)

(including Alaska) by Mary Grace Wilmarth

Coney limestone. (In Bluefield formation.) Mississippian: Southeastern West Virginia. D. B. Reger, 1926 (W. Va. Geol. Surv. Rept. Mercer, Monroe, and Summers Counties, pp. 298, 379). Coney la.-Greenish yellow, shaly; occasional marine ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of Swearing (2015)

The Social History of Oaths, Profanity, Foul Language, and Ethnic Slurs in the English-speaking World by Geoffrey Hughes

The emergence of this form drove out the old word for a rabbit, namely cony or coney, which had a similar pronunciation and had been in use since the thirteenth century. Although the OED did not include cunny, it did comment on coney: “It is ...

Google previewThe Fourth of July Encyclopedia (2007)

by James R. Heintze

Coney Island, New York A popular resort area developed after the Civil War that drew thousands of persons who enjoyed a wide range of attractions on the Fourth of July, including public bathing, racetracks, sightseeing piers, and amusement ...

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Scrabble value of C3O1N1E1Y4

The value of this 5-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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