striped squirrel
Chipmunk Chip"munk`, n. [Indian name.] (Zo["o]l.) A squirrel-like animal of the genus {Tamias}, sometimes called the {striped squirrel}, {chipping squirrel}, {ground squirrel}, {hackee}. The common species of the United States is the {Tamias striatus}. [Written also {chipmonk}, {chipmuck}, and {chipmuk}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Striped squirrel — Striped Striped, a. Having stripes of different colors; streaked. [1913 Webster] {Striped bass}. (Zo[ o]l.) See under {Bass}. {Striped maple} (Bot.), a slender American tree ({Acer Pennsylvanicum}) with finely striped bark. Called also {striped… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • striped squirrel — noun small striped semiterrestrial eastern American squirrel with cheek pouches • Syn: ↑eastern chipmunk, ↑hackee, ↑ground squirrel, ↑Tamias striatus • Hypernyms: ↑squirrel • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • striped squirrel — any squirrel with stripes on its back, as a chipmunk. [1785 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • striped squirrel — Hackee, chipmunk …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Maritime Striped Squirrel — Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Asiatic striped squirrel — Taxobox name = Asiatic Striped Squirrels fossil range = Late Pliocene to Recent regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Rodentia familia = Sciuridae subfamilia = Callosciurinae tribus = Callosciurini genus = Tamiops genus… …   Wikipedia

  • Black-striped Squirrel — Taxobox name = Black striped Squirrel status = LR/lc | status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Rodentia familia = Sciuridae genus = Callosciurus species = C. nigrovittatus binomial = Callosciurus… …   Wikipedia

  • Mentawai Three-striped Squirrel — Taxobox name = Mentawai Three striped Squirrel status = LR/nt | status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Rodentia familia = Sciuridae genus = Lariscus species = L. obscurus binomial = Lariscus obscurus …   Wikipedia

  • Himalayan Striped Squirrel — Taxobox name = Himalayan Striped Squirrel status = LR/lc | status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Rodentia familia = Sciuridae genus = Tamiops species = T. mcclellandii binomial = Tamiops… …   Wikipedia

  • Cambodian Striped Squirrel — Taxobox name = Cambodian Striped Squirrel status = LR/lc | status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Rodentia familia = Sciuridae genus = Tamiops species = T. rodolphii binomial = Tamiops rodolphii… …   Wikipedia

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