A type of large squirrel that lives in mountain areas of Europe. North America, northwest Asia, Pakistan and India. (Cambridge Dictionary)
Any burrowing sciurine rodent of the genus Marmota, of Europe, Asia, and North America. They are heavily built, having short legs, a short furry tail, and coarse fur. (Collins Dictionary)
Any of a genus (Marmota) of stout-bodied short-legged chiefly herbivorous burrowing rodents of the squirrel family that have coarse fur, a short bushy tail, and very small ears and that hibernate during the winter.
Marmot – Wikipedia.