from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of suslik.
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- n. Alternative form of suslik.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See suslik.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as suslik.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. rather large central Eurasian ground squirrel
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That terrible enemy of the crops of South Russia -- the souslik -- of which some ten millions are exterminated every year by man alone, lives in numberless colonies; and while the Russian provincial assemblies gravely discuss the means of getting rid of this enemy of society, it enjoys life in its thousands in the most joyful way.
Other threatened mammals include pond bat (Myotis dasycneme), barbastelle (Barbastella barbastellus), wolf (Canis lupus), steppe polecat (Mustela eversmannii), and spotted souslik (Spermophilus suslicus).