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chipmunk

noun chip·munk \ˈchip-ˌməŋk\

: a small North American animal that is related to the squirrel

Full Definition of CHIPMUNK

:  any of a genus (Tamias) of small striped North American and Asian rodents of the squirrel family

Origin of CHIPMUNK

alteration of earlier chitmunk, probably from Ojibwa ačitamo·nʔ red squirrel
First Known Use: 1832

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