rock squirrel


noun

a large, gray ground squirrel, Spermophilus variegatus, inhabiting rocky areas of the southwestern U.S.

Nearby words

  1. rock salmon,
  2. rock salt,
  3. rock snake,
  4. rock spray,
  5. rock springs,
  6. rock star,
  7. rock steady,
  8. rock the boat,
  9. rock thrush,
  10. rock tripe

Origin of rock squirrel

First recorded in 1850–55

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