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fox squirrel

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noun
any of several North American arboreal squirrels varying in color and of an exceptionally large size.
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Origin of fox squirrel

An Americanism dating back to 1675–85
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fox squirrel

noun
a large squirrel, Sciurus niger, occurring in E North America
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