HyperDic: spermophile

English > 1 sense of the word spermophile:
NOUNanimalspermophile, ground squirrel, gopherany of various terrestrial / terrestrial burrowing rodents of Old and New Worlds
English > spermophile: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny of various terrestrial / terrestrial burrowing rodents of Old and New Worlds; often destroy crops.
Synonymsground squirrel, gopher
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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