David's squirrel


Da·​vid's squirrel
: a grayish cliff-dwelling ground squirrel (Sciurotamias davidianus) occurring in several races in mountainous southern China

Word History


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 Apr. 2024.

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