Arctic fox

or arctic fox

  1. a thickly furred, short-eared fox, Alopex lagopus, of the Arctic regions, brownish gray in summer and white in winter.

Origin of Arctic fox

First recorded in 1765–75

Words Nearby Arctic fox Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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British Dictionary definitions for arctic fox

arctic fox

  1. a fox, Alopex lagopus, of arctic regions, whose fur is dark grey in the summer and white in the winter: See also blue fox

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