David's squirrel

noun
Da·​vid's squirrel | \ däˈvēdz-, ˈdāvə̇dz- \

Definition of David's squirrel

: a grayish cliff-dwelling ground squirrel (Sciurotamias davidianus) occurring in several races in mountainous southern China

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History and Etymology for David's squirrel

after Abbé Armand David †1900 French missionary and naturalist

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“David's squirrel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/David%27s%20squirrel. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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