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chip·munk

 (chĭp′mŭngk′)
n.
Any of several small striped rodents of the genus Tamias, chiefly of North America.

[Alteration of obsolete chitmunk, perhaps from Ojibwa ajidamoonʔ, red squirrel.]

chipmunk

(ˈtʃɪpˌmʌŋk)
n
(Animals) any burrowing sciurine rodent of the genera Tamias of E North America and Eutamias of W North America and Asia, typically having black-striped yellowish fur and cheek pouches for storing food
[C19: of Algonquian origin; compare Ojibwa atchitamon squirrel, literally: headfirst, referring to its method of descent from trees]

chip•munk

(ˈtʃɪp mʌŋk)

n.
any small, striped North American and Asian ground squirrel of the genera Tamias and Eutamias.
[1825–35, Amer.; variant of chitmunk, appar. < Ojibwa ačitamo·nˀ red squirrel]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chipmunk - a burrowing ground squirrel of western America and Asiachipmunk - a burrowing ground squirrel of western America and Asia; has cheek pouches and a light and dark stripe running down the body
squirrel - a kind of arboreal rodent having a long bushy tail
Eutamias, genus Eutamias - chipmunks of western America and Asia
Translations
سِنْجاب أمريكي
deňka
amerikai mókus
jarîíkorni
burundukas
burunduks
alacalı sincap

chipmunk

[ˈtʃɪpmʌŋk] Nardilla f listada

chipmunk

[ˈtʃɪpmʌŋk] n (= animal) → tamia mchip pan n (British)friteuse f

chipmunk

chipmunk

[ˈtʃɪpˌmʌŋk] ntamia m striato

chipmunk

(tʃipmaŋk) noun
a type of North American squirrel with a bushy tail and black-and-white-striped back.