genus Tamias

noun
chipmunks of eastern North America
Syn: ↑Tamias
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Sciuridae, ↑family Sciuridae

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  • Tamias — noun chipmunks of eastern North America • Syn: ↑genus Tamias • Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Sciuridae, ↑family Sciuridae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tamias striatus — Chipmunk Chip munk , n. [Indian name.] (Zo[ o]l.) A squirrel like animal of the genus {Tamias}, sometimes called the {striped squirrel}, {chipping squirrel}, {ground squirrel}, {hackee}. The common species of the United States is the {Tamias… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tamias striatus — noun small striped semiterrestrial eastern American squirrel with cheek pouches • Syn: ↑eastern chipmunk, ↑hackee, ↑striped squirrel, ↑ground squirrel • Hypernyms: ↑squirrel • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tamias — Ta mi*as, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a distributer.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of ground squirrels, including the chipmunk. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tamias rufus — Tamias rufus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Tamias alpinus —   Tamias alpinus …   Wikipedia Español

  • mammal genus — noun a genus of mammals • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Tachyglossus, ↑genus Tachyglossus, ↑Zaglossus, ↑genus Zaglossus, ↑Ornithorhynchus, ↑genus Ornithorhynchus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of rodents — The class Mammalia (the mammals) is divided into two subclasses based on reproductive techniques: egg laying mammals (the monotremes); and mammals which give live birth. The latter subclass is divided into two infraclasses: pouched mammals (the… …   Wikipedia

  • List of mammals in the United States — This is a list of the mammal species recorded in the United States. There are 424 mammal species in the United States, of which 3 are critically endangered, 15 are endangered, 23 are vulnerable, and 2 are near threatened.3 of the species listed… …   Wikipedia

  • Chipmunk — For other uses, see Chipmunk (disambiguation). Chipmunks Temporal range: Early Miocene to Recent Least chipmunk Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

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