Translation of fox in Spanish:

fox

zorro, n.

Pronunciation /fɒks//fɑks/

noun

  • 1

    (animal)
    zorro masculine
    he's a sly old fox es un viejo zorro
    • before noun fox cub cachorro de zorro
    • There are 36 species of Canidae, including dogs, wolves, coyotes, jackals and foxes.
    • Eagle owls, the most powerful of strigid owls, can even handle larger mammalian prey such as foxes, young roe deer, and monkeys.
    • Their predators include great horned owls, bobcats, cougars, coyotes, and foxes, so wariness is in their blood.
    • Mammals such as weasels, foxes, stoats and especially roe deer can wander safely without the risk of being killed by traffic.
    • The virus is carried by a number of wild animals, including coyotes, foxes, and some wolves.
    • Introduced predators such as rats, cats, dogs, foxes and mongooses are thought to have been responsible for about half of island bird extinctions.
    • There are 105 species of birds in the park and mammals ranging from Andean foxes to pumas that only rarely venture down from their mountain lairs.
    • Coyotes, foxes, bears, mountain lions, and bobcats all prey on livestock.
    • Domestic dogs and cats can pick up the infection if exposed to wild animals with the disease such as foxes, wolves, jackals, skunks, mongooses, raccoons and bats.
    • He mentioned in passing that as a kid here he could tell the difference between the footprints of foxes, groundhogs and raccoons.
    • All kinds of critters like to dine on poultry, including raccoons, skunks, opossums, weasels, foxes, coyotes, dogs and feral cats.
    • Most wild cats are preyed upon as young cats by larger predators, such as foxes, wolves, other cats, and large birds of prey, such as owls and hawks.
    • Voles are an important source of food for many predators, including snakes, hawks, owls, coyotes, weasels, foxes, mink and badgers.
    • When raccoons, coatis, foxes, coyotes, skunks, or bears bit the models, they left tooth marks in the plasticine.
    • Eagles, rattlesnakes, deer, pronghorn antelope, foxes, coyotes, and mountain lions roam the area.
    • The most significant predators on red foxes are humans, who hunt foxes for their fur and kill them in large numbers as pests.
    • Their chief predator is the mink, but while on land they also fall prey to foxes, coyotes and lynx as well as some of the larger avian predators.
    • The other wild attractions in the park include nilgai, chausingha, chital, chinkara, wild boar, foxes and jackals.
    • Bradford archaeologists are also studying other remains from the site at Lynford, including bones from woolly rhino, brown bears, horses, foxes and hyenas.
    • The genus Dirofilaria includes various species that are natural parasites of dogs, cats, foxes and wild mammals.
  • 2

    • 2.1(fur)

      zorro masculine
      (collar/jacket) (before noun) de zorro
      red/silver fox zorro rojizo/plateado
      • It will join that old fox stole I rescued from a charity shop.

    • 2.2(garment)

      (masculine plural) zorros


transitive verb

  • 1informal

    (perplex)
    confundir
    dejar perplejo
    the problem had him foxed el problema lo tenía perplejo
  • 2

    (trick)
    engañar
  • 3

    (stain)
    (paper) manchar

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (paper) mancharse