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Fennec vs. Fox — What's the Difference?

Fennec vs. Fox — What's the Difference?

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Fennec

A small nocturnal fox (Vulpes zerda syn. Fennecus zerda) of desert regions of northern Africa, having fawn-colored fur and large pointed ears.

Fox

Foxes are small to medium-sized, omnivorous mammals belonging to several genera of the family Canidae. They have a flattened skull, upright triangular ears, a pointed, slightly upturned snout, and a long bushy tail (or brush).

Fennec

A small fox of the species Vulpes zerda, found in the Sahara (excluding the coast) and having distinctive oversized ears.

Fox

A member of a North American people formerly living in southern Wisconsin, and now mainly in Iowa, Nebraska, and Kansas.

Fennec

A small, African, foxlike animal (Vulpes zerda) of a pale fawn color, remarkable for the large size of its ears.
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Fox

The Algonquian language of the Fox, now almost extinct.

Fox

Baffle or deceive (someone)
The abbreviation foxed me completely

Fox

Relating to the Fox or their language.

Fox

A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting various parts of southern Michigan, southern Wisconsin, northern Illinois, and eastern Iowa, with present-day populations in central Iowa and with the Sauk in Oklahoma.

Fox

The Algonquian language of the Fox.

Fox

Any of various carnivorous mammals of the family Canidae and especially of the genus Vulpes, found worldwide and characteristically having upright ears, a pointed snout, and a long bushy tail.

Fox

The fur of one of these mammals.

Fox

A crafty, sly, or clever person.

Fox

(Slang) A sexually attractive person.

Fox

(Nautical) Small cordage made by twisting together two or more strands of tarred yarn.

Fox

(Archaic) A sword.

Fox

To trick or fool by ingenuity or cunning; outwit.

Fox

To baffle or confuse.

Fox

To make (beer) sour by fermenting.

Fox

To repair (a shoe) by attaching a new upper.

Fox

(Obsolete) To intoxicate.

Fox

To act slyly or craftily.

Fox

To turn sour in fermenting. Used of beer.

Fox

A red fox, small carnivore (Vulpes vulpes), related to dogs and wolves, with red or silver fur and a bushy tail.
The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.

Fox

Any of numerous species of small wild canids resembling the red fox. In the taxonomy they form the tribe Vulpini within the family Canidae, consisting of nine genera (see the Wikipedia article on the fox).

Fox

The fur of a fox.

Fox

A fox terrier.

Fox

The gemmeous dragonet, a fish, Callionymus lyra, so called from its yellow color.

Fox

A cunning person.

Fox

A physically attractive man or woman.

Fox

A person with reddish brown hair, usually a woman.

Fox

(nautical) A small strand of rope made by twisting several rope-yarns together. Used for seizings, mats, sennits, and gaskets.

Fox

(mechanics) A wedge driven into the split end of a bolt to tighten it.

Fox

A hidden radio transmitter, finding which is the goal of radiosport.

Fox

(cartomancy) The fourteenth Lenormand card.

Fox

(obsolete) A sword; so called from the stamp of a fox on the blade, or perhaps of a wolf taken for a fox.

Fox

Air-to-air weapon launched.

Fox

(transitive) To trick, fool or outwit (someone) by cunning or ingenuity.

Fox

(transitive) To confuse or baffle (someone).
This crossword puzzle has completely foxed me.

Fox

(intransitive) To act slyly or craftily.

Fox

(intransitive) To discolour paper. Fox marks are spots on paper caused by humidity. (See foxing.)
The pages of the book show distinct foxing.

Fox

(transitive) To make sour, as beer, by causing it to ferment.

Fox

(intransitive) To turn sour; said of beer, etc., when it sours in fermenting.

Fox

(transitive) To intoxicate; to stupefy with drink.

Fox

(transitive) To repair (boots) with new front upper leather, or to piece the upper fronts of.

Fox

A carnivorous animal of the genus Vulpes, family Canidæ, of many species. The European fox (V. vulgaris or V. vulpes), the American red fox (V. fulvus), the American gray fox (V. Virginianus), and the arctic, white, or blue, fox (V. lagopus) are well-known species.
Subtle as the fox for prey.

Fox

The European dragonet.

Fox

The fox shark or thrasher shark; - called also sea fox. See Thrasher shark, under Shark.

Fox

A sly, cunning fellow.
We call a crafty and cruel man a fox.

Fox

Rope yarn twisted together, and rubbed with tar; - used for seizings or mats.

Fox

A sword; - so called from the stamp of a fox on the blade, or perhaps of a wolf taken for a fox.
Thou diest on point of fox.

Fox

A tribe of Indians which, with the Sacs, formerly occupied the region about Green Bay, Wisconsin; - called also Outagamies.

Fox

To intoxicate; to stupefy with drink.
I drank . . . so much wine that I was almost foxed.

Fox

To make sour, as beer, by causing it to ferment.

Fox

To repair the feet of, as of boots, with new front upper leather, or to piece the upper fronts of.

Fox

To turn sour; - said of beer, etc., when it sours in fermenting.

Fox

Alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs

Fox

A shifty deceptive person

Fox

The gray or reddish-brown fur of a fox

Fox

English statesman who supported American independence and the French Revolution (1749-1806)

Fox

English religious leader who founded the Society of Friends (1624-1691)

Fox

A member of an Algonquian people formerly living west of Lake Michigan along the Fox River

Fox

The Algonquian language of the Fox people

Fox

Deceive somebody;
We tricked the teacher into thinking that class would be cancelled next week

Fox

Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly;
These questions confuse even the experts
This question completely threw me
This question befuddled even the teacher

Fox

Become discolored with, or as if with, mildew spots

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