Fox

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Fox fur fibers

Description

Any of several members of an omniverous canine family (genus Vulpes). Foxes generaly are mdium sized wide dogs with pointed ears, narrow muzzles, and bushy tails. Available in many colors, their thick fur has long been popular for coats, stoles, and muffs. For varieties see: black fox, blue fox, cross fox, gray fox, kit fox, silver fox, and white fox.

Fox fur fibers

Synonyms and Related Terms

ræv (Dan.); Fuchs (Deut.); zorro (Esp.); renard (Fr.); vossen (Ned.); lis (Pol.); raposa (Port.); rävar (Sven.)

Additional Information

Fox Den: Fox Information

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Encyclopedia Britannica, http://www.britannica.com Comment: "fox" Encyclopædia Britannica Premium Service. [Accessed 18 Oct. 2005].
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998

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