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silver fox

noun
1.
a red fox in the color phase in which the fur is black with silver-gray ends on the longer hairs.
Origin of silver fox
1760-1770
1760-70
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  • The silver fox, a fellow canid and close cousin of dogs that had never been domesticated, seemed the perfect choice.
  • Mink and silver fox are the only two valuable furbearers that have been successfully raised commercially.
British Dictionary definitions for silver fox

silver fox

noun
1.
an American red fox in a colour phase in which the fur is black with long silver-tipped hairs
2.
the valuable fur or pelt of this animal
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