genus Sciurus

noun
type genus of the Sciuridae; typical moderate-sized arboreal squirrels
Syn: ↑Sciurus
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Sciuridae, ↑family Sciuridae
Member Meronyms:

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  • Sciurus — Taxobox name = Tree squirrels fossil range = Middle Miocene Recent image width = 250px image caption = Eastern Gray Squirrel ( Sciurus carolinensis ) regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Rodentia subordo = Sciuromorpha… …   Wikipedia

  • Sciurus Carolinensis — Squirrel Squir rel (skw[ e]r r[e^]l or skw[i^]r ; 277), n. [OE. squirel, OF. esquirel, escurel, F. [ e]cureuil, LL. squirelus, squirolus, scuriolus, dim. of L. sciurus, Gr. si oyros; skia shade + o yra tail. Cf. {Shine}, v. i.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sciurus cinereus — Squirrel Squir rel (skw[ e]r r[e^]l or skw[i^]r ; 277), n. [OE. squirel, OF. esquirel, escurel, F. [ e]cureuil, LL. squirelus, squirolus, scuriolus, dim. of L. sciurus, Gr. si oyros; skia shade + o yra tail. Cf. {Shine}, v. i.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sciurus fossor — Squirrel Squir rel (skw[ e]r r[e^]l or skw[i^]r ; 277), n. [OE. squirel, OF. esquirel, escurel, F. [ e]cureuil, LL. squirelus, squirolus, scuriolus, dim. of L. sciurus, Gr. si oyros; skia shade + o yra tail. Cf. {Shine}, v. i.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sciurus niger — Squirrel Squir rel (skw[ e]r r[e^]l or skw[i^]r ; 277), n. [OE. squirel, OF. esquirel, escurel, F. [ e]cureuil, LL. squirelus, squirolus, scuriolus, dim. of L. sciurus, Gr. si oyros; skia shade + o yra tail. Cf. {Shine}, v. i.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sciurus vulgaris — Squirrel Squir rel (skw[ e]r r[e^]l or skw[i^]r ; 277), n. [OE. squirel, OF. esquirel, escurel, F. [ e]cureuil, LL. squirelus, squirolus, scuriolus, dim. of L. sciurus, Gr. si oyros; skia shade + o yra tail. Cf. {Shine}, v. i.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sciurus — noun type genus of the Sciuridae; typical moderate sized arboreal squirrels • Syn: ↑genus Sciurus • Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Sciuridae, ↑family Sciuridae • Member Meronym …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sciurus carolinensis — noun common medium large squirrel of eastern North America; now introduced into England • Syn: ↑eastern grey squirrel, ↑eastern gray squirrel, ↑cat squirrel • Hypernyms: ↑tree squirrel • Member Holonyms: ↑Sciurus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sciurus griseus — noun large grey squirrel of far western areas of United States • Syn: ↑western grey squirrel, ↑western gray squirrel • Hypernyms: ↑tree squirrel • Member Holonyms: ↑Sciurus, ↑genus Sciurus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sciurus niger — noun exceptionally large arboreal squirrel of eastern United States • Syn: ↑fox squirrel, ↑eastern fox squirrel • Hypernyms: ↑tree squirrel • Member Holonyms: ↑Sciurus, ↑genus Sciurus …   Useful english dictionary

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