Definition of tree squirrel in English:

tree squirrel

Syllabification: tree squir·rel


An arboreal squirrel that is typically active in daylight and does not hibernate.
  • Sciurus and other genera, family Sciuridae: numerous species
More example sentences
  • Then there's the individualistic tree squirrel; for these rodents, the chatter seems to be a way of telling a large animal ‘I see you; don't waste your time trying to catch me.’
  • There are three basic body forms in squirrels: tree squirrels, ground squirrels and flying squirrels.
  • Many chipmunks and tree squirrels also exhibit a mating chase during breeding.

Definition of tree squirrel in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day fioritura
Pronunciation: fēˌôriˈto͝orə
an embellishment of a melody...