Definition of chipping squirrel in English:

chipping squirrel

noun

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

Pronunciation

chipping squirrel

/ˈtʃɪpɪŋ skwɪrəl/ /ˈtʃɪpɪŋ skwɪr(ə)l/

Origin

Mid 18th century. Apparently from an element of imitative origin + -ing + squirrel; in later use perhaps influenced by chipmunk.