arctic fox

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arctic fox

also Arctic fox
n.
A fox (Vulpes lagopus) of Arctic regions, having fur that is white or light gray in winter and brown or blue-gray in summer.

arctic fox

n
(Animals) a fox, Alopex lagopus, of arctic regions, whose fur is dark grey in the summer and white in the winter. See also blue fox

arc′tic fox′


n.
a thickly furred short-eared fox, Alopex lagopus, of the arctic regions that is brownish gray in summer and white in winter.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.arctic fox - thickly-furred fox of Arctic regionsArctic fox - thickly-furred fox of Arctic regions; brownish in summer and white in winter
fox - alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs
Alopex, genus Alopex - arctic foxes
blue fox - a variety of Arctic fox having a pale grey winter coat
Translations

arctic fox

nvolpe f polare or bianca
References in periodicals archive ?
The arctic fox Vulpes lagopus population in Fennoscandia (Norway, Sweden and Finland) decreased dramatically from 1850 to the 1930s, has since remained small (Lonnberg 1927, Linnell et al.
Arctic fox Vulpes lagopus den use in relation to altitude and human infrastructure.
1997; red fox Vulpes vulpes, Roth and Hobson, 2000; and arctic fox Vulpes lagopus, Lecomte et al.