Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Any of several foxes having grizzled fur on the back and sides, especially Urocyon cinereoargenteus of southern North America, Central America, and northern South America, which has a black stripe down the tail and, unlike the red fox, climbs trees.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||gray fox - dark grey American fox; from Central America through southern United States|
fox - alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs