Kit-fox meaning

A small fox (Vulpes macrotis) of western US and Mexican grasslands and deserts, having large ears and gray to buff or sometimes reddish fur with black at the tip of the tail.
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Vulpes macrotis.
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Origin of kit-fox

  • Probably from kit in reference to its small size

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From kit ("young animal") and fox.

    From Wiktionary