red fox

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red fox

n.
A fox (Vulpes vulpes) found throughout much of the Northern Hemisphere, characteristically having reddish fur.

red fox

n
(Animals) the common fox, Vulpes vulpes, which has a reddish-brown coat: family Canidae, order Carnivora (carnivores)

red′ fox′


n.
any of several foxes of the genus Vulpes, usu. having reddish fur.
[1630–40, Amer.]
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Noun1.red fox - weedy annual with spikes of silver-white flowersred fox - weedy annual with spikes of silver-white flowers
Celosia, genus Celosia - annual or perennial herbs or vines of tropical and subtropical America and Asia and Africa
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
2.red fox - New World foxred fox - New World fox; often considered the same species as the Old World fox
fox - alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs
3.red fox - the common Old World foxred fox - the common Old World fox; having reddish-brown fur; commonly considered a single circumpolar species
fox - alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs
black fox - red fox in the color phase when its pelt is mostly black
silver fox - red fox in the color phase when its pelt is tipped with white
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More recently, VW in May began selling its newest model, the Cross Fox, a compact, SUV-styled off-road version of the Fox.