- a small ground squirrel (Citellus citellus) of NC Eurasia
- its fur
Origin of suslikRussian gopher, akin to Old Church Slavonic sysati, to whistle, buzz ; from Indo-European echoic base an unverified form sūs- from source German sausen, to whistle
- Any of several Eurasian ground squirrels, especially the small grayish European species Spermophilus citellus.
- The pelt or fur of this animal.
Origin of suslikRussian, from Old Russian susolŭ.
- There is some disagreement over the taxonomy of these animals
Russian суслик (súslik)