arctic fox
noun Date: 1772 a small migratory Holarctic fox (Alopex lagopus) especially of coastal arctic and alpine tundra

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  • arctic fox — n. any of a widespread species (Alopex lagopus) of foxes of the Arctic region, having fur almost pure white in winter and smoky gray in summer: see BLUE FOX …   English World dictionary

  • Arctic fox — For other uses, see Arctic fox (disambiguation). Arctic fox[1] Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Arctic Fox — Taxobox name = Arctic FoxMSW3 Wozencraft | pages = |id=14000873 ] status = LC status system = iucn2.3 status ref = IUCN2007 | assessors = Angerbjörn, A., Hersteinsson , P. Tannerfeldt, M. | year = 2004 | title = Alopex lagopus | id = 899 |… …   Wikipedia

  • Arctic fox — a thickly furred, short eared fox, Alopex lagopus, of the arctic regions, brownish gray in summer and white in winter. Also, arctic fox. Also called white fox. [1765 75] * * * Northern fox (Alopex lagopus) found throughout the Arctic, usually on… …   Universalium

  • Arctic fox — poliarinė lapė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Alopex lagopus angl. Arctic fox; blue fox; polar fox; white fox vok. Blaufuchs; Eisfuchs; Polarfuchs; Steinfuchs; Weißfuchs rus. обыкновенный песец;… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • arctic fox — noun Alopex lagopus, a fox like carnivore of the family Canidae living in the Arctic regions of North America and Eurasia. Syn: polar fox, snow fox, white fox See Also: blue fox …   Wiktionary

  • Arctic fox — noun thickly furred fox of Arctic regions; brownish in summer and white in winter • Syn: ↑white fox, ↑Alopex lagopus • Hypernyms: ↑fox • Hyponyms: ↑blue fox • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • arctic fox — arc′tic fox′ n. mam a thickly furred short eared fox, Alopex lagopus, of the arctic regions that is brownish gray in summer and white in winter …   From formal English to slang

  • arctic fox — /aktɪk ˈfɒks/ (say ahktik foks) noun a small fox, Alopex lagopus, of treeless tundra areas of the Northern Hemisphere, having a long bushy tail and a white coat in winter, except for a small percentage which have a blue coat. See blue fox …   Australian English dictionary

  • Operation Arctic Fox — Part of Operation Silver Fox …   Wikipedia

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