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gopher tortoise


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of several North American burrowing tortoises of the genus Gopherus, especially G. polyphemus of the southeast United States.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Any of the species of the taxonomic genus Gopherus, which are burrowing tortoises of southern North America.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun burrowing edible land tortoise of southeastern North America


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