thirteen-lined ground squirrel

[thur-teen-lahynd]

noun

a brownish ground squirrel, Citellus tridecemlineatus, of prairie regions of the U.S., having cream-colored stripes extending along its back and sides.

Nearby words

  1. thirst,
  2. thirst trap,
  3. thirsty,
  4. thirteen,
  5. thirteen colonies,
  6. thirteenth,
  7. thirteenth amendment,
  8. thirteenth chord,
  9. thirties,
  10. thirtieth

Also called thirteen-lined gopher, striped spermophile.

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