Meaning of CITELLUS in English


sīˈteləs noun

Usage: capitalized

Etymology: New Latin, probably modification of German ziesel suslik, from Middle High German zisel, zisemūs, from Old High German zisimūs, sisimūs, of Slavic origin; akin to Polish susel, Russian suslik — more at suslik

: a genus of rodents (family Sciuridae) consisting of the typical ground squirrels

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