from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small squirrel (Tamiasciurus douglasi) of the evergreen forests of northwest North America, resembling and closely related to the red squirrel.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A small squirrel, Tamiasciurus douglasi, that lives in evergreen forests of northwest United States
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The American red squirrel (Tamiasciurus Hudsonius, formerly Sciurus Hudsonius); -- so called from its cry.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A popular name of the American red squirrel, Sciurus hudsonius, which inhabits British America and the northerly parts of the United States.
Imitative.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)