from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A large North American squirrel (Sciurus niger) having rusty or grayish fur.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a large North American squirrel (Sciurus niger, or S. cinereus). In the Southern States the black variety prevails; farther north the fulvous and gray variety, called the cat squirrel, is more common.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. exceptionally large arboreal squirrel of eastern United States
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