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red squirrel

a reddish squirrel, Tamiasciurus hudsonicus, of North America.
Also called chickaree.
Origin of red squirrel
1630-40, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for red squirrel
  • Veering off course, he spotted a red squirrel scurrying among the branches.
  • The red squirrel is much smaller than either the fox or gray squirrel.
  • That's why you may see a red squirrel or even a chipmunk chase off a much larger gray squirrel.
  • Environmentalists said it was a menace to a subspecies of red squirrel.
British Dictionary definitions for red squirrel

red squirrel

a reddish-brown squirrel, Sciurus vulgaris, inhabiting woodlands of Europe and parts of Asia
American red squirrel, chickaree, either of two reddish-brown squirrels, Tamiasciurus hudsonicus or T. douglasii, inhabiting forests of North America
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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