from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several ground squirrels of Europe and Asia, especially the small grayish European species Citellus citellus.
- n. The pelt or fur of this animal.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of several large Eurasian squirrels, of the genera Citellus or Spermophilus
- n. The fur of these animals
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A ground squirrel (Spermophilus citillus) of Europe and Asia. It has large cheek pouches.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Eurasiatic spermophile, Spermophilus citillus; hence, some related species of that genus; a kind of ground-squirrel.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. rather large central Eurasian ground squirrel
Yellow gopher (suslik) is characteristic of the clay desert and feeds on the ephemeral plants.
Suddenly the large, graceful bird folded his powerful wings and dropped rapidly to the bank of the river, then swooped up again with a large suslik hanging from its talons.
On one occasion, when Ayla noticed Wolf striking a pose that caused her to look closer, she saw one of the large dark brown predatory birds land near its nest on the ground, bringing a suslik to its young.
The various species of rapacious animals are disappearing, together with the colonies of marmots; the insectivores are also becoming scarce in consequence of the destruction of insects, while vermin, such as the suslik (_Spermophilus_), become a real plague, as also the destructive insects which have been a scourge to agriculture during recent years.
Their names are the suslik (a Central Asian prairie dog), the pika, a little steppe hare, and an extremely odd antelope, now found in Thibet.
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