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- noun Any of several North American burrowing tortoises of the genus Gopherus, especially G. polyphemus of the southeast United States.
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- noun Any of the species of the
taxonomic genusGopherus, which are burrowing tortoises of southern North America.
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- noun burrowing edible land tortoise of southeastern North America
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