Arctic fox

Arctic fox

noun
a thickly furred, short-eared fox, Alopex lagopus, of the arctic regions, brownish gray in summer and white in winter.
Also, arctic fox.
Also called white fox.


Origin:
1765–75

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arctic fox
 
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See also blue fox a fox, Alopex lagopus, of arctic regions, whose fur is dark grey in the summer and white in the winter

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