gray squirrel
noun Date: 1674 a common light gray to black squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) that is native to eastern North America and has been introduced into Great Britain and South Africa

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  • Gray squirrel — is the common name for two species of squirrel native to North America: *The Eastern Gray Squirrel (also introduced elsewhere) *The Western Gray Squirrel.Gray squirrel may also refer to: * Arizona Gray Squirrel * Mexican Gray Squirrel …   Wikipedia

  • gray squirrel — ☆ gray squirrel n. any of several large, gray squirrels (genus Sciurus), native to the U.S …   English World dictionary

  • gray squirrel — gray′ squir′rel n. mam any of various grayish squirrels of the genus Sciurus, esp. S. carolinensis, of E North America • Etymology: 1615–25, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • gray squirrel — noun : a common rather large squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) that is usually light gray but may be very dark or even black in parts of its range which includes most of eastern No. America and by introduction England where it is largely replacing… …   Useful english dictionary

  • gray squirrel — a common, grayish squirrel, Sciurus carolinensis, of eastern North America. See illus. under squirrel. [1615 25, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • gray squirrel — noun a) , a species of squirrel, found along the western coast of the United States and Canada. b) , a species of squirrel, found in the eastern and midwestern United States and Canada, and western Europe …   Wiktionary

  • Eastern Gray Squirrel — Taxobox name = Eastern Gray Squirrel status = LC status system = iucn3.1 image width = 250px domain = Eukarya regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Rodentia familia = Sciuridae genus = Sciurus subgenus = Sciurus species =… …   Wikipedia

  • Western Gray Squirrel — Taxobox name b = Western Gray Squirrel status = LC status system = iucn2.3 image width = 225px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Rodentia familia = Sciuridae genus = Sciurus subgenus = Hesperosciurus subgenus authority …   Wikipedia

  • Mexican Gray Squirrel — Conservation status Least Concern …   Wikipedia

  • Arizona Gray Squirrel — Taxobox name = Arizona Gray Squirrel status = NT status system = iucn2.3 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Rodentia familia = Sciuridae genus = Sciurus subgenus = Sciurus species = S. arizonensis binomial = Sciurus… …   Wikipedia

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