red squirrel


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red squirrel

n.
A small North American squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus) having a coat that is reddish-brown above and cream or white below Also called chickaree.
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red squirrel

n
1. (Animals) a reddish-brown squirrel, Sciurus vulgaris, inhabiting woodlands of Europe and parts of Asia
2. (Animals) American red squirrel chickaree either of two reddish-brown squirrels, Tamiasciurus hudsonicus or T. douglasii, inhabiting forests of North America
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red′ squir′rel


n.
a reddish squirrel, Tamiasciurus hudsonicus, of North America. Also called chickaree.
[1630–40, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.red squirrel - of northern United States and Canadared squirrel - of northern United States and Canada
tree squirrel - any typical arboreal squirrel
2.red squirrel - common reddish-brown squirrel of Europe and parts of Asiared squirrel - common reddish-brown squirrel of Europe and parts of Asia
tree squirrel - any typical arboreal squirrel
genus Sciurus, Sciurus - type genus of the Sciuridae; typical moderate-sized arboreal squirrels
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