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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Sciuridae a mammal family of true squirrels including: ground squirrels; marmots; chipmunks; flying squirrels; spermophiles
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Sciuridae sī-ū′ri-dē a family of rodent mammals containing the squirrels and their allies
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. skiouros.


In literature:

Of the Sciuridae we have many examples in India, which will be noticed further on.
"Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon" by Robert A. Sterndale

In news:

Let's hear it for Sciuridae .
Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Rodentia Family: Sciuridae Genus: Cynomys.