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cat squirrel

noun, Chiefly South Atlantic States.
1.
the gray squirrel, as distinguished from the fox squirrel.
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  • The species found in these woods was the large “cat-squirrel” (Sciurus cinereus), one of the noblest of its kind.

    The Hunters' Feast Mayne Reid
  • Some species, as the cat-squirrel, fearing to take the dreadful leap (often nearly a hundred feet), rush down by the trunk.

    The Hunters' Feast Mayne Reid

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