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Noun: red squirrel  red skwu-rul [N. Amer], red skwi-rul [Brit]
  1. Of northern United States and Canada
    - American red squirrel, spruce squirrel, Sciurus hudsonicus, Tamiasciurus hudsonicus
  2. Common reddish-brown squirrel of Europe and parts of Asia
    - cat squirrel, Sciurus vulgaris

Derived forms: red squirrels

Type of: tree squirrel

Part of: genus Sciurus, Sciurus

Encyclopedia: Red squirrel