from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An American rodent quadruped of the family Geomyidæ so called from the large pockets or external cheek-pouches. Also pocket-rat. See cut under Geomyidæ.

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

  • noun A burrowing rodent of the family Geomyidae, the "true" gophers.

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

  • noun burrowing rodent of the family Geomyidae having large external cheek pouches; of Central America and southwestern North America


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