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  Words related to gopher

Related / Similar Words: gopher tortoise, gopher turtle, Gopherus polypemus, pocket gopher, pouched rat, ground squirrel, spermophile, goffer

 

Definition:
  • burrowing edible land tortoise of southeastern North America;
  • burrowing rodent of the family Geomyidae having large external cheek pouches; of Central America and southwestern North America;
  • any of various terrestrial burrowing rodents of Old and New Worlds; often destroy crops;
  • a zealously energetic person (especially a salesman);

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    Hyponyms: plains pocket gopher, Geomys bursarius, southeastern pocket gopher, Geomys pinetis, valley pocket gopher, Thomomys bottae, northern pocket gopher, Thomomys talpoides, antelope squirrel, whitetail antelope squirrel, antelope chipmunk, Citellus leucurus, mantled ground squirrel, Citellus lateralis, suslik, souslik, Citellus citellus, flickertail, Richardson ground squirrel, Citellus richardsoni, rock squirrel, Citellus variegatus, Arctic ground squirrel, parka squirrel, Citellus parryi

     

    Member Meronyms: Gopherus, genus Gopherus, Geomyidae, family Geomyidae, Citellus, genus Citellus, Spermophilus, genus Spermophilus

     

     
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