Definition of Abert's squirrel in English:

Abert's squirrel


(also Abert squirrel)
  • A tree squirrel, Sciurus aberti, found in pine forests of southwestern North America, which is dark grey with pale undersides and distinctive long black ear tufts.


Abert's squirrel

/ˈabəts ˈskwɪrəl/ /ˈabəts ˈskwɪr(ə)l/


Mid 19th century. In some forms from the genitive of the name of John James Abert, a topographical engineer in the U.S. army + squirrel.