Chickaree Chick"a*ree`, n. (Zo["o]l.) The American {red squirrel} ({Tamiasciurus Hudsonius}, formerly {Sciurus Hudsonius}); -- so called from its cry. [1913 Webster]

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  • chickaree — ☆ chickaree [chik′ə rē΄ ] n. [echoic of its cry] a reddish squirrel (Tamiasciurus douglasi) of the W U.S …   English World dictionary

  • chickaree — amerikinė raudonoji voverė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Tamiasciurus hudsonicus angl. American red squirrel; chickaree; eastern red squirrel; red squirrel vok. Rothörnchen rus. красная белка pranc …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • chickaree — noun Etymology: imitative Date: 1829 red squirrel; also a related squirrel (Tamiasciurus douglasii) of forests from southwestern British Columbia to central California …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chickaree — /chik euh ree /, n. See red squirrel. [1795 1805, Amer.; imit.] * * * …   Universalium

  • chickaree — noun A small squirrel, Tamiasciurus douglasi, that lives in evergreen forests of northwest United States …   Wiktionary

  • chickaree — n. American red squirrel …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chickaree — noun a squirrel with red fur, found in the coniferous forests of North America. [Genus Tamiasciurus: three species.] Origin C19: imitative of its call …   English new terms dictionary

  • chickaree — n. Red squirrel (Sciurus Hudsonius) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • chickaree — chick·a·ree …   English syllables

  • chickaree — chick•a•ree [[t]ˈtʃɪk əˌri[/t]] n. mam red squirrel • Etymology: 1795–1805, amer.; imit …   From formal English to slang

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