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fox squirrel

noun
1.
any of several North American arboreal squirrels varying in color and of an exceptionally large size.
Origin
1675-1685
1675-85, Americanism
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  • There are two kinds of squirrels in the forest preserves: the fox squirrel and the gray squirrel.
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fox squirrel

noun
1.
a large squirrel, Sciurus niger, occurring in E North America
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