from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A fox of the genus Vulpes, characteristically having reddish fur, especially V. fulva of North America and V. vulpes of Europe.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A common species of fox, Vulpes vulpes native to North America, Asia, Europe and North Africa; small, with reddish fur, but larger than the arctic fox.
  • n. A flowering plant, Celosia argentea, having brightly coloured flowers of several shades.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. the common American fox (Vulpes fulvus), which is usually reddish in color.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. New World fox; often considered the same species as the Old World fox
  • n. weedy annual with spikes of silver-white flowers
  • n. the common Old World fox; having reddish-brown fur; commonly considered a single circumpolar species


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