pocket gopher

Definitions of pocket gopher
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n burrowing rodent of the family Geomyidae having large external cheek pouches; of Central America and southwestern North America

Synonyms:
gopher, pouched rat
Types:
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Geomys bursarius, plains pocket gopher
gopher of chiefly grasslands of central North America
Geomys pinetis, southeastern pocket gopher
gopher of Alabama and Georgia and Florida
Thomomys bottae, valley pocket gopher
of valleys and mountain meadows of western United States
Thomomys talpoides, northern pocket gopher
greyish to brown gopher of western and central United States
Type of:
pocket rat
any of various rodents with cheek pouches

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