Meaning of thirteen-lined ground squirrel

thir'teen-lined' ground' squir"rel

Pronunciation: (thûr'tēn"līnd'), [key]
  1. a brownish ground squirrel, Citellus tridecemlineatus, of prairie regions of the U.S., having cream-colored stripes extending along its back and sides. Also called
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