flickertail

[flik-er-teyl]

Origin of flickertail

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90; flicker1 + tail1
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Historical Examples of flickertail

  • One of the most common animals in the State is Richardson's ground squirrel, otherwise known as the gopher or "flickertail."