Meaning of chip squirrel in English:

chip squirrel

noun

rare, historical US
  • A chipmunk (genus Tamias), especially the eastern chipmunk, T. striatus.

Pronunciation

chip squirrel

/ˈtʃɪp skwɪrəl/ /ˈtʃɪp skwɪr(ə)l/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in George Crabb (1778–1851), lawyer and writer. Apparently shortened from chipping squirrel.