HyperDic: ground_squirrel

English > 2 senses of the expression ground squirrel:
NOUNanimalground squirrel, eastern chipmunk, hackee, striped squirrel, Tamias striatussmall striped semiterrestrial eastern American squirrel with cheek pouches
animalground squirrel, gopher, spermophileany of various terrestrial / terrestrial burrowing rodents of Old and New Worlds
English > ground squirrel: 2 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaningsmall striped semiterrestrial eastern American squirrel with cheek pouches.
Synonymseastern chipmunk, hackee, striped squirrel, Tamias striatus
Member ofTamias, genus Tamiaschipmunks of eastern North America
BroadersquirrelA kind of arboreal rodent having a long bushy tail
English > ground squirrel: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningAny of various terrestrial / terrestrial burrowing rodents of Old and New Worlds; often destroy crops.
Synonymsgopher, spermophile
Member ofCitellus, genus Citellus, Spermophilus, genus Spermophilustypical ground squirrels
NarrowerArctic ground squirrel, parka squirrel, Citellus parryilarge ground squirrel of the North American far north
antelope squirrel, whitetail antelope squirrel, antelope chipmunk, Citellus leucurussmall ground squirrel of western United States
flickertail, Richardson ground squirrel, Citellus richardsoniOf sagebrush and grassland areas of western United States and Canada
mantled ground squirrel, Citellus lateralisCommon black-striped reddish-brown ground squirrel of western North America
rock squirrel, Citellus variegatuslarge grey ground squirrel of rocky areas of the southwestern United States
suslik, souslik, Citellus citellusRather large central Eurasian ground squirrel
BroadersquirrelA kind of arboreal rodent having a long bushy tail
Spanishardilla terrera, spermophile
Catalanesquirol de terra, spermophile

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