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(Animals) the full name for gopher1
1. Also called pocket gopher. any New World burrowing rodent of the family Geomyidae, having a stout body, a short tail, and external cheek pouches.
3. (cap.) a native or inhabitant of Minnesota (used as a nickname).
[1785–95; earlier megopher, magopher a burrowing land tortoise]
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|Noun||1.||pocket gopher - burrowing rodent of the family Geomyidae having large external cheek pouches; of Central America and southwestern North America|
pocket rat - any of various rodents with cheek pouches