fox squirrel

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fox squirrel

n.
A large North American squirrel (Sciurus niger) having rusty or grayish fur.
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fox squirrel

n
(Animals) a large squirrel, Sciurus niger, occurring in E North America
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Noun1.fox squirrel - exceptionally large arboreal squirrel of eastern United Statesfox squirrel - exceptionally large arboreal squirrel of eastern United States
tree squirrel - any typical arboreal squirrel
genus Sciurus, Sciurus - type genus of the Sciuridae; typical moderate-sized arboreal squirrels
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