a red fox in the color phase in which the fur is reddish brown with a dark stripe down the back and another over the shoulders.
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Origin of cross fox
First recorded in 1765–75
Words nearby cross fox
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By the way, a cross-fox is not a hybrid; he bears the sign of the cross on his shoulders, and so his name.The New North|Agnes Deans Cameron