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 for Tamias striatus
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chipmunk \Chip"munk`\, n. [Indian name.] (Zool.)
     A squirrel-like animal of the genus Tamias, sometimes
     called the striped squirrel, chipping squirrel, ground
     squirrel, hackee. The common species of the United States
     is the Tamias striatus. [Written also chipmonk,
     chipmuck, and chipmuk.]
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Tamias striatus
      n 1: small striped semiterrestrial eastern American squirrel
           with cheek pouches [syn: eastern chipmunk, hackee,
           striped squirrel, ground squirrel, Tamias striatus]

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