striped squirrel

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n striped squirrel small striped semiterrestrial eastern American squirrel with cheek pouches
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Striped squirrel (Zoöl) the chipmunk.
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Usage

In literature:

A curiously striped brown and white squirrel whisked past her and ran up a tree.
"Openings in the Old Trail" by Bret Harte
One, an elegant little squirrel-like opossum, striped lengthways with black and white, I believe to be new.
"The Overland Expedition of The Messrs. Jardine" by Frank Jardine and Alexander Jardine
The copper-head snake is found at the Yellow River; also the thirteen striped squirrel.
"Personal Memoirs Of A Residence Of Thirty Years With The Indian Tribes On The American Frontiers" by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
The grey squirrel and striped chipmunk are only found in southern Canada.
"Pioneers in Canada" by Sir Harry Johnston
The "copper-head" is the other ground-squirrel, though by some he may be regarded as a chipmunk, for he has a striped back.
"The Lake of the Sky" by George Wharton James
Then Striped Chipmunk had remembered the storehouse of Chatterer the Red Squirrel.
"Happy Jack" by Thornton Burgess
This fine, striped coat made him look much prettier than his cousin Mee-ko the Red Squirrel.
"The Magic Speech Flower" by Melvin Hix
One species of the squirrel was of a beautiful shining black colour; and another species striped brown and white.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 17" by Robert Kerr
Once a little striped squirrel glided past him, and mounted a high tree.
"Wreaths of Friendship" by T. S. Arthur and F. C. Woodworth
It is a much smaller squirrel than ours, about the size of a water rat, and beautifully striped.
"Juliana Horatia Ewing And Her Books" by Horatia K. F. Eden
A striped squirrel flashed up the trunk of a tree to his hole.
"Days of the Discoverers" by L. Lamprey
Every boy and girl loves the little fairy, airy striped chipmunk, half squirrel, half spermophile.
"The Story of My Boyhood and Youth" by John Muir
Happy Jack Squirrel or Chatterer the Red Squirrel or Striped Chipmunk would have skipped across it without the least trouble.
"The Adventures of Paddy Beaver" by Thornton W. Burgess
As we sat talking, several striped squirrels came out in sight into the firelight.
"When Life Was Young" by C. A. Stephens
A pair of striped squirrels frisked and laughed and called out something saucy as Archie trotted by.
"Nine Little Goslings" by Susan Coolidge
Just then a little muskrat jumped out of the water and from behind a tree ran a pretty gray squirrel and a striped chipmunk.
"Puss Junior and Robinson Crusoe" by David Cory
Burrows of the thirteen-striped ground squirrel were numerous in the sedges.
"The Mammals of Warren Woods, Berrien County, Michigan" by Lee Raymond Dice
The S. Striatus, Striped Squirrel, is a native of the colder parts of America and Asia, but has sometimes been found in Europe also.
"The Conquest of Canada (Vol. 2 of 2)" by George Warburton
This, according to the Indian, is the only squirrel found in those woods, except a very few striped ones.
"Canoeing in the wilderness" by Henry David Thoreau
He did not care a bit to know the difference between a gray squirrel and a striped chipmunk.
"The Corner House Girls Among the Gypsies" by Grace Brooks Hill
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In news:

Striped squirrel is an uncommon visitor in Bay Area.
All the images I have found online show striped squirrels from either Africa or Southeast Asia, far from my home in downtown San Jose.
Striped squirrel is an uncommon visitor in Bay Area.
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