cross fox

noun

Definition of cross fox

: a melanistic color phase of the red fox or sometimes of the common European fox characterized by a somewhat definite dark cross-shaped mark on the back and shoulders also : fox fur or a fox pelt in such a color phase

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“Cross fox.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cross%20fox. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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