any of several small, striped, terrestrial squirrels of the genera Tamias, of North America, and Eutamia, of Asia and North America, especially T. striatus, of eastern North America.
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How to use chipmunk in a sentence
Imagine a greedy chipmunk with its cheeks so full of nuts that when it tries to shove in one more, another nut pops right back out.A new particle accelerator aims to unlock secrets of bizarre atomic nuclei | Emily Conover | November 15, 2021 | Science News
No matter the breed, size, age, or shape of your dog, if he smells a chipmunk… he’s probably going to run for that chipmunk.Best dog pen: Keep your pup safe and happy in these versatile containers | Irena Collaku | August 20, 2021 | Popular-Science
Over the winter I saw them in a store and was immediately smitten with this one—a group of animals tucked into their sleeping bags around a campfire—and this one, with a rabbit, an owl, and a chipmunk seated in a canoe.
On occasion, I sat still enough for birds and chipmunks to forget I was there and flit right in front of my face.How Nature Helped Me Recover from an Eating Disorder | Kate Siber | March 25, 2021 | Outside Online
I tend to stash headlamps like a chipmunk, so they’re always on hand, but I’ve recently found myself grabbing the Zeus Mini, a new LED light from GoPro, instead.
From the religious (‘The Holly and the Ivy’) to the secular (‘The chipmunk Song’), my top 20.
The British rapper, better known as chipmunk, posted a melancholy message a few weeks ago to his followers on Twitter.
The Asiatic chipmunk was first described, under the name Sciurus sibiricus, by Laxmann (1769:69).
Say (1823:45) described Sciurus quadrivittatus, the first species of chipmunk known from western North America.
Illiger (1811:83) proposed Tamias as the generic name of the chipmunk of eastern North America.
The animals who wanted day all the time, and those who wanted day and night, also became quiet,—all except the chipmunk.Stories the Iroquois Tell Their Children | Mabel Powers
Ever since this council, and the little chipmunk called so long and loud for "light and night," we have had day and night.Stories the Iroquois Tell Their Children | Mabel Powers
British Dictionary definitions for chipmunk
any burrowing sciurine rodent of the genera Tamias of E North America and Eutamias of W North America and Asia, typically having black-striped yellowish fur and cheek pouches for storing food
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