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chickaree Line breaks: chicka|ree
Pronunciation: /ˌtʃɪkəˈriː/

Definition of chickaree in English:


A squirrel with red fur, found in the coniferous forests of North America.
  • Genus Tamiasciurus, family Sciuridae: three species
Example sentences
  • The trail rambles gently through dry lodgepoles alive with chickarees and golden-mantled ground squirrels.
  • Waking up in a bed, in a room, was strangely silent; no birds, no chickarees, no creek rushing by.
  • Watch for small mammals such as chickarees, marmots, and rock and golden-mantled ground squirrels.


Early 19th century: imitative of its call.

Words that rhyme with chickaree

chicory, hickory, Terpsichore, trickery
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