any squirrel of the genus Sciurus, with a long, bushy tail, familiar in parks and wooded areas throughout temperate regions.
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Origin of tree squirrel
First recorded in 1870–75
Words nearby tree squirrel
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Example sentences from the Web for tree squirrel
Need we add that he gained his perch with the agility of a tree-squirrel!The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne