swift fox

noun

Definition of swift fox

: a small fox (Vulpes velox) with large ears that occurs on the plains of western North America

Examples of swift fox in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Their carcasses support swift fox, golden eagles, grizzly bears, wolves, all the way down to beetles and nematodes. Louise Johns, Wired, 12 June 2021 Their carcasses support swift fox, golden eagles, grizzly bears, wolves, all the way down to beetles and nematodes. Louise Johns, Wired, 12 June 2021 One of her brothers was named Swifty, which is meant to represent the swift fox and was picked in an e-newsletter poll by members of the National Zoo. Washington Post, 28 July 2021 Their carcasses support swift fox, golden eagles, grizzly bears, wolves, all the way down to beetles and nematodes. Louise Johns, Wired, 12 June 2021 Their carcasses support swift fox, golden eagles, grizzly bears, wolves, all the way down to beetles and nematodes. Louise Johns, Wired, 12 June 2021 Their carcasses support swift fox, golden eagles, grizzly bears, wolves, all the way down to beetles and nematodes. Louise Johns, Wired, 12 June 2021 Their carcasses support swift fox, golden eagles, grizzly bears, wolves, all the way down to beetles and nematodes. Louise Johns, Wired, 12 June 2021 Their carcasses support swift fox, golden eagles, grizzly bears, wolves, all the way down to beetles and nematodes. Louise Johns, Wired, 12 June 2021 See More

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First Known Use of swift fox

1845, in the meaning defined above

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“Swift fox.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swift%20fox. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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