- any squirrel of the genus Sciurus, with a long, bushy tail, familiar in parks and wooded areas throughout temperate regions.
Origin of tree squirrel
First recorded in 1870–75
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Need we add that he gained his perch with the agility of a tree-squirrel!The Giant of the North