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red fox

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

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


n.
any of several foxes of the genus Vulpes, usu. having reddish fur.
[1630–40, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Mr Shepherd and his 75-year-old wife, Joan, a front seat passenger, died in the crash on the A487 Cross Foxes to Talyllyn road, south of Dolgellau, last August.
Ryan John Craddock, 18, from the Cannock area of Stafford, died when his black Seat Ibiza crashed into a Mansel Davies tanker on the A470 in Dolgellau, near the Cross Foxes pub on the afternoon of July 1 last year.
After knocking him to the floor, Morris bit into Mr Jones' face as they grappled in the smoking area of the Cross Foxes, in Prestatyn.
The Cross Foxes near Dolgellau, Gwynedd, was given a grant of PS300,000 by the Welsh Government directly and a loan of PS400,000 by its lending arm Finance Wales.
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