any of several North American arboreal squirrels varying in color and of an exceptionally large size.
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How to use fox squirrel in a sentence
The Jacobs lab studies cognition in free-ranging fox squirrels on the Berkeley campus.
Gray squirrels and the young of the fox-squirrel eat the buds and flowers as well as the cone-shaped fruit.Lippincott's Magazine, August, 1885 | Various
There is a fox squirrel over yonder somewhere, beyond the ruins of the old arch.Wisconsin in Story and Song; | Various
Jim got a mallard, Woodruff a fox squirrel—and one whose name we will not disclose shot a young pig.The houseboat book | William F. Waugh
"Witch or not, I like her;" and Bessie Lane tossed up her hat, and pranced off after a fox squirrel just down the road.
Sometimes she brought in birds that we had never seen before, and occasionally a flying squirrel, chipmunk, or big fox squirrel.The Story of My Boyhood and Youth | John Muir
British Dictionary definitions for fox squirrel
a large squirrel, Sciurus niger, occurring in E North America
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