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

  • adj. Of, belonging to, or resembling the Sciuridae, a family of rodents that includes the squirrels and related mammals.
  • n. A sciurid rodent.

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  • n. Any member of the Sciuridae.

Etymologies

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

From New Latin Sciūridae, family name, from Latin sciūrus, squirrel; see squirrel.

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