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|Noun||1.||family Sciuridae - a mammal family of true squirrels including: ground squirrels; marmots; chipmunks; flying squirrels; spermophiles|
mammal family - a family of mammals
Sciuromorpha, suborder Sciuromorpha - large more or less primitive rodents: squirrels; marmots; gophers; beavers; etc.
squirrel - a kind of arboreal rodent having a long bushy tail