Meaning of “squirrel” in the English Dictionary

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"squirrel" in British English

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squirrelnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈskwɪr.əl/ us /ˈskwɝː.əl/

a small animal covered in fur with a long tail. Squirrels climb trees and feed on nuts and seeds.

(Definition of “squirrel” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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squirrelnoun [ C ]

us /ˈskwɜr·əl/

a small furry animal with a long tail which climbs trees and feeds on nuts and seeds

(Definition of “squirrel” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)