cat squirrel


noun Chiefly South Atlantic States.

the gray squirrel, as distinguished from the fox squirrel.

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Example sentences from the Web for cat squirrel

  • The species found in these woods was the large “cat-squirrel” (Sciurus cinereus), one of the noblest of its kind.

  • Some species, as the cat-squirrel, fearing to take the dreadful leap (often nearly a hundred feet), rush down by the trunk.