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Variant of suslik.
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(Animals) a variant spelling of suslik
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(ˈsʌs lɪk, ˈsus-)

also souslik

1. a common ground squirrel, Spermophilus (Citellus) citellus, of Europe and Asia.
2. the fur of this animal.
[1765–75; < Russian]
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Noun1.souslik - rather large central Eurasian ground squirrelsouslik - rather large central Eurasian ground squirrel
spermophile, ground squirrel, gopher - any of various terrestrial burrowing rodents of Old and New Worlds; often destroy crops
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References in periodicals archive ?
of long-tailed souslik. Meditsinskaya Parazitologiya i Parazitarnye Bolezni (Mosk) Oct-Dec 1997; (4): 37-9.
We examined these vouchers and found that one of them (ZIN 51959) is not a hamster, but a white russet souslik Spermophilus major.