Definitions

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  • noun (Zoöl.) The suslik.

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  • noun The suslik.

Etymologies

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Compare German Ziesel.

Examples

  • Experiments made with the zizel show that during hibernation this animal's temperature is only 2° Cent., the lowest known; and a thermometer introduced into the animal indicated the same, showing that warm-blooded animals in hibernating become truly cold blooded animals.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 324, March 18, 1882

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  • Fun word! It'd make a good user name.

    May 10, 2010

  • That's a great idea for a list, frogapplause.

    May 10, 2010