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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A small animal with a bushy tale that lives in trees and eats nuts.

Usage examples (37)
  • My dog is barking at the squirrel in the tree.
  • I am not sure of this either, for I have heard tell that the squirrel is the only animal that likes turpentine.
  • It is curious that the English word "squirrel" is from the G! and signifies "shady-tail."
  • But seriously folks, the red squirrel is a lovely creature. for more
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