Definition of palm squirrel in English:

palm squirrel


  • An Old World squirrel that frequents palm trees, especially a tree squirrel with a striped back and a shrill bird-like call.

    • ‘The African palm squirrels (genus Epixerus) are long-legged runners that forage only on the ground.’
    • ‘The stripes on the Palm Squirrel's back are explained by a Hindu legend.’
    • ‘A stepwell was host not only to people but also to entire communities of bees, fish, lizards, palm squirrels, parrots, pigeons, and turtles.’