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ground squirrel

noun

Definition of GROUND SQUIRREL

:  any of various burrowing North American and Eurasian rodents (especially genus Spermophilus) of the squirrel family that often live in colonies especially in open areas (as grasslands) —called also spermophile

First Known Use of GROUND SQUIRREL

1688
May 23, 2015
debouch Hear it
to emerge or cause to emerge
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