antelope squirrel

noun
variants: less commonly

antelope chipmunk

Definition of antelope squirrel

  1. :  a small ground squirrel (Citellus leucurus) of the western U.S. having a white undersurface of the tail that when displayed over the back suggests the white rump of the American antelope; also :  any of several similar and closely related rodents

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

1876

First Known Use of antelope squirrel

1876


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up antelope squirrel? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

feeling or affected by lethargy

Get Word of the Day daily email!