Definition of chipmunk noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈtʃɪpmʌŋk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtʃɪpmʌŋk//
Wild mammals
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a small N American animal of the squirrel family, with light and dark marks on its back See related entries: Wild mammals Word Originmid 19th cent.: from Ojibwa (an Algonquian language).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: chipmunk