Definition of Red squirrel

1. Noun. Of northern United States and Canada.

2. Noun. Common reddish-brown squirrel of Europe and parts of Asia.
Exact synonyms: Cat Squirrel, Sciurus Vulgaris
Generic synonyms: Tree Squirrel
Group relationships: Genus Sciurus, Sciurus

Definition of Red squirrel

1. Noun. ''Sciurus vulgaris'', a species of squirrel, common in Europe and Asia. ¹

2. Noun. ''Tamiasciurus hudsonicus'', a species of squirrel, found in parts of North America. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Red Squirrel

red shift
red shrubby penstemon
red silk-cotton tree
red silk cotton
red silver fir
red siskin
red slender loris
red snapper
red snow
red sorrel
red spider
red spider mite
red sprite
red sprites
red spruce
red squirrel (current term)
red squirrels
red state
red strawberry tongue
red supergiant
red supergiants
red sweat
red tag
red tape
red tea
red test
red thrombus
red tide
red tides
red tiger

Literary usage of Red squirrel

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Recreation by George O. Shields, American Canoe Association, League of American Sportsmen (1898)
"Talk about a red squirrel robbing birds' nests or killing young birds ! ... In reply to your inquiry, I would say the red squirrel, owing to its superior ..."

2. The Writings of Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau (1906)
"PM — Walking in Ebby Hubbard's woods, I hear a red squirrel barking at me amid the pine and oak tops, and now I see him coursing from tree to tree. ..."

3. Recreation by George O. Shields, American Canoe Association, League of American Sportsmen (1899)
"THE INNOCENT red squirrel. In October RECREATION I find several pages ... Perhaps we think we would be protecting nature by killing the red squirrel. ..."

4. Our Vanishing Wild Life: Its Extermination and Preservation by William Temple Hornaday (1913)
"THE EASTERN red squirrel A Great Destroyer of Birds During the past year the ... THE red squirrel.—Once in a great while, conditions change in subtle ways ..."

5. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1908)
"red squirrel and the snow. EJ Sawyer. IL St N. 36: 358-9. F. '08. Squirrel of Asticou; poem. Outlook. 90: 345. Rehearing In the Indiana case. Outlook. ..."

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