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flickertail

[flik-er-teyl] /ˈflɪk ərˌteɪl/
Origin of flickertail
1885-1890
An Americanism dating back to 1885-90; flicker1 + tail1
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  • One of the most common animals in the State is Richardson's ground squirrel, otherwise known as the gopher or "flickertail."

    North Dakota Various

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