chipmuk
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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  • chipmonk — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chipmuck — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chipping 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ground 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hackee — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tamias striatus — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chipmunk — n. [Written also Chipmonk and Chipmuk.] Hackee, ground squirrel, chipping squirrel, striped squirrel (Tamias Listeri) …   New dictionary of synonyms

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