1. [ noun ] (zoology) small striped semiterrestrial eastern American squirrel with cheek pouches
Synonyms: hackee striped_squirrel Tamias_striatus eastern_chipmunk
Related terms: squirrel Tamias
2. [ noun ] (zoology) any of various terrestrial burrowing rodents of Old and New Worlds; often destroy crops
Synonyms: spermophile gopher
Related terms: squirrel mantled_ground_squirrel Arctic_ground_squirrel suslik flickertail rock_squirrel antelope_squirrel Citellus
Similar spelling:   ground_swell