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(Animals) of, relating to, or belonging to the Sciuridae, a family of rodents inhabiting most parts of the world except Australia and southern South America: includes squirrels, marmots, and chipmunks
(Animals) any sciurine animal
[C19: from Latin sciūrus, from Greek skiouros squirrel, from skia a shadow + oura a tail]
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