genus Spermophilus

noun
typical ground squirrels
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Sciuridae, ↑family Sciuridae
Member Meronyms: ↑ground squirrel, ↑gopher, ↑spermophile

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