Definition of Sciurus niger

1. Noun. Exceptionally large arboreal squirrel of eastern United States.

Exact synonyms: Eastern Fox Squirrel, Fox Squirrel
Generic synonyms: Tree Squirrel
Group relationships: Genus Sciurus, Sciurus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sciurus Niger

Scindapsus
Scindapsus aureus
Sciot
Sciots
Scipio
Scipio Africanus
Scipio Africanus Major
Scipio the Elder
Scirpus
Scirpus acutus
Scirpus cyperinus
Scissors Paper Stone
Sciurus carolinensis
Sciurus griseus
Sciurus hudsonicus
Sciurus niger (current term)
Sciurus vulgaris
Sclav
Sclavic
Sclavism
Sclavonian
Sclavonians
Sclavonic
Sclavs
Scleranthus
Scleranthus annuus
Scleroderma aurantium
Scleroderma bovista
Scleroderma citrinum
Scleroderma flavidium

Literary usage of Sciurus niger

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1. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series by California academy of sciences (1916)
"Sciurus niger rufiventer (Sciurus cinereus ludovicianus). ... Sciurus niger rufiventer or S. carolinensis carolinensis ("Western Gray Squirrel"). ..."

2. The Viviparious Quadrupeds of North America by John James Audubon, John Bachman (1846)
"Sciurus niger.—LINN. BLACK SQUIRREL. PLATE XXXIV.—Male and Female. Natural size. ... Sciurus niger, Godman, Nat. Hist., vol. ii., p. 133. ..."

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