Chickaree

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Chickaree (Zoöl) The American red squirrel Tamiasciurus Hudsonius, formerly Sciurus Hudsonius); -- so called from its cry.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n chickaree A popular name of the American red squirrel, Sciurus hudsonius, which inhabits British America and the northerly parts of the United States. It is a small species, about 7 inches long, with a tail of about the same length; the ears are tufted, the back is reddish, and the sides have a black stripe. The name is also extended to some subspecies of the same section of the genus Sciurus.
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Usage

In literature:

THE GOLD OF CHICKAREE.
"Blown to Bits" by Robert Michael Ballantyne
This side canyon has been named Chickaree Draw by C.W.
"Mammals of Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado" by Sydney Anderson
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