Chip"munk` (?), n. [Indian name.] Zool.

A squirrel-like animal of the genus Tamias, sometimes called the striped squirrel, chipping squirrel, ground squirrel, hackee. The common species of the United States is the Tamias striatus.

[Written also chipmonk, chipmuck, and chipmuk.]


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