gopher tortoise

Definitions of gopher tortoise
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n burrowing edible land tortoise of southeastern North America

Synonyms:
Gopherus polypemus, gopher, gopher turtle
Type of:
tortoise
usually herbivorous land turtles having clawed elephant-like limbs; worldwide in arid area except Australia and Antarctica

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