kit fox

either of two small gray foxes, Vulpes macrotis and V. velox, found on plains and in open, sandy areas of western North America, commercially valuable for their fur.

1795–1805, Americanism; probably special use of kit3 Unabridged
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kit fox
another name for swift fox

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Example sentences
Kit fox surveys have not been performed in other portions of the study area.
Notable wildlife species found in the area include the white-winged dove, desert tortoise, and desert kit fox.
The lower desert communities provide habitat for the kit fox and their favorite prey, the kangaroo rat.
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