[skwur-uh l-fish, skwuhr- or, esp. British, skwir-] /ˈskwɜr əlˌfɪʃ, ˈskwʌr- or, esp. British, ˈskwɪr-/
noun, plural (especially collectively) squirrelfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) squirrelfishes.
any of several brightly colored, nocturnal fishes of the family Holocentridae, inhabiting shallow waters of tropical reefs, especially the reddish Holocentrus ascensionis of the West Indies, armed with sharp spines and scales.
noun (pl) -fish, -fishes
any tropical marine brightly coloured teleost fish of the family Holocentridae
noun, plural squirrels (especially collectively) squirrel. 1. any of numerous arboreal, bushy-tailed rodents of the genus Sciurus, of the family Sciuridae. 2. any of various other members of the family Sciuridae, as the chipmunks, flying squirrels, and woodchucks. 3. the meat of such an animal. 4. the pelt or fur of such an animal: a […]
adjective, Slang. 1. eccentric; flighty. squirrel
noun 1. either of two small, long-tailed monkeys, Saimiri oerstedii of Central America and S. sciureus of South America, having a small white face with black muzzle and gold, brown, or greenish fur: S. oerstedii is endangered. squirrel monkey noun 1. a small New World monkey, Saimiri sciureus, of N South American forests, having a […]
- Squirrel-tail grass
[skwur-uh l-teyl, skwuhr- or, esp. British, skwir-] /ˈskwɜr əlˌteɪl, ˈskwʌr- or, esp. British, ˈskwɪr-/ noun 1. any of various grasses having long fruiting stalks. squirrel-tail grass noun 1. an annual grass, Hordeum marinum, of salt marsh margins of Europe, having bushy awns