silver fox


noun

a red fox in the color phase in which the fur is black with silver-gray ends on the longer hairs.

Origin of silver fox

First recorded in 1760–70
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silver fox

noun

an American red fox in a colour phase in which the fur is black with long silver-tipped hairs
the valuable fur or pelt of this animal
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