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A large North American squirrel (Sciurus niger) having rusty or grayish fur.
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(Animals) a large squirrel, Sciurus niger, occurring in E North America
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|Noun||1.||fox squirrel - exceptionally large arboreal squirrel of eastern United States|
tree squirrel - any typical arboreal squirrel
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