Columbian ground squirrel

noun

Definition of Columbian ground squirrel

: a mottled-gray burrowing squirrel (Citellus columbianus) with rusty-colored muzzle common in the Columbia river region of Washington

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Columbia river + English -an

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“Columbian ground squirrel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Columbian%20ground%20squirrel. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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