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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