Entry from British & World English dictionary
A russet-grey fox found on the steppes of central Asia.
- Vulpes corsac, family Canidae.
- There are a variety of animals to photograph, from cheetah and corsac fox to marmosets and owls.
- Among the most common and economically important species are the corsac fox, red fox, and Pallas’ cat.
- The corsac fox is expected to be more social than most fox species as it has been seen hunting in small packs.
Mid 19th century: corsac from Russian korsak, from Turkic karsak.
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