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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
1760-1770
1760-70
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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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silver fox

(Vulpes fulva), red fox of North America in that colour phase when the fur is black with interspersed silver-tipped hairs. See fox.

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