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Where did the word chipmunk come from?

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The common name originally may have been spelled "chitmunk," from the native Odawa word jidmoonh, meaning "red squirrel". The earliest form cited in the Oxford English Dictionary is "chipmonk," however, "chipmunk" appears in several books from the 1820s and 1830s.

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