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Noun citellus has 1 sense
  1. Citellus, genus Citellus, Spermophilus, genus Spermophilus - typical ground squirrels
    --1 is a kind of mammal genus
    --1 is a member of Sciuridae, family Sciuridae
    --1 has members: ground squirrel, gopher, spermophile

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A citellus refers to a genus of ground squirrels.

Sense 1:

In biology, citellus refers to a small rodent belonging to the Citellus genus, commonly known as ground squirrels. They are known for their burrowing habits and are often found in grasslands and open areas.

Example sentence: The citellus scurried through the fields, searching for seeds to store for the winter.

Sense 2:

Citellus can also refer to a specific species of ground squirrel, such as Citellus parryi or Citellus tridecemlineatus.

Example sentence: The Citellus parryi is a native ground squirrel species found in the southwestern United States.


The adjective form of citellus describes something related to or resembling a citellus (ground squirrel).

Sense 1:

In the context of behavior or appearance, citellus can be used as an adjective to describe traits and characteristics similar to those of a ground squirrel.

Example sentence: The child's quick and nimble movements were reminiscent of a citellus.

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