Definition of corsac fox in English:

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corsac fox

Pronunciation: /ˈkɔːsak/

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A russet-grey fox found on the steppes of central Asia.
  • Vulpes corsac, family Canidae.
Example sentences
  • 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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