red squirrel
noun Date: 1682 a common and widely distributed North American squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus) that has reddish upper parts and is smaller than the gray squirrel

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Synonyms:
(Sciurus Hudsonius)


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  • Red squirrel — Red Red, a. [Compar. {Redder} ( d?r); superl. {Reddest}.] [OE. red, reed, AS. re[ a]d, re[ o]d; akin to OS. r[=o]d, OFries. r[=a]d, D. rood, G. roht, rot, OHG. r[=o]t, Dan. & Sw. r[ o]d, Icel. rau[eth]r, rj[=o][eth]r, Goth. r[ a]uds, W. rhudd,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • red squirrel — ☆ red squirrel n. a common North American tree squirrel (genus Tamiasciurus) with reddish fur …   English World dictionary

  • Red Squirrel — Taxobox name = Red Squirrel status = NT status system = iucn3.1 trend = unknown status ref = IUCN2006|assessors=Gippoliti|year=2002|id=20025|title=Sciurus vulgaris|downloaded=11 May 2006 Database entry includes a brief justification of why this… …   Wikipedia

  • red squirrel — amerikinė raudonoji voverė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Tamiasciurus hudsonicus angl. American red squirrel; chickaree; eastern red squirrel; red squirrel vok. Rothörnchen rus. красная белка pranc …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • red squirrel — noun 1. of northern United States and Canada • Syn: ↑American red squirrel, ↑spruce squirrel, ↑Sciurus hudsonicus, ↑Tamiasciurus hudsonicus • Hypernyms: ↑tree squirrel 2. common reddish brown squirrel of Europe and parts of Asia …   Useful english dictionary

  • red squirrel — paprastoji voverė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Sciurus vulgaris angl. brown squirrel; Eurasian red squirrel; red squirrel vok. Eichhorn; Eichhörnchen; Eichkätzchen; europäisches Eichhorn; gemeines… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • red squirrel — Chickaree Chick a*ree , n. (Zo[ o]l.) The American {red squirrel} ({Tamiasciurus Hudsonius}, formerly {Sciurus Hudsonius}); so called from its cry. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • red squirrel — red′ squir′rel n. mam a reddish squirrel, Tamiasciurus hudsonicus, of North America Also called chickaree • Etymology: 1630–40, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • red squirrel — noun a) Sciurus vulgaris, a species of squirrel, common in Europe and Asia. b) Tamiasciurus hudsonicus, a species of squirrel, found in parts of North America …   Wiktionary

  • red squirrel — a reddish squirrel, Tamiasciurus hudsonicus, of North America. Also called chickaree. [1630 40, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

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